noun, plural com·mod·i·ties.
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Origin of commodity
OTHER WORDS FROM commoditynon·com·mod·i·ty, adjective, noun, plural non·com·mod·i·ties.
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Example sentences from the Web for commodity
As the years passed, paracord became a common civilian commodity.This essential survival tool can save your life 10 different ways|By Tim MacWelch/Outdoor Life|September 15, 2020|Popular Science
According to Colyer, these failures often arise because companies fail to understand the cyclical nature of crypto mining, which he likens to the price swings that occur in commodity markets.
In fact, Goldman is tracking cross-border investment flows into equities, commodities and fixed-income assets.Investors continue to push global stocks into record territory|Bernhard Warner|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Left-handed pitching has long been one of the most prized commodities in professional baseball.What Really Gives Left-Handed Pitchers Their Edge?|Guy Molyneux|August 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Other people have suggested that we ought to have accounted for incumbency in the uncertainty index, on the theory that when incumbents are running for reelection, they are known commodities, which should reduce volatility.Our Election Forecast Didn’t Say What I Thought It Would|Nate Silver (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
If we begin to see the other as our possession and commodity, our shoe, the shadow of our shadow, is there ever a happy outcome?
If they run off with somebody else, we say they were stolen—as if they are an object or a commodity.
Taylor knows not only the value of her commodity, but also how to control it.Taylor Swift Dumps Spotify, Igniting Turf War Between Spotify and Apple|Dale Eisinger|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Access has become a master commodity, an experience that can be granted or charged for but never owned.
It is not a scarce commodity to be meted out begrudgingly or in short portions.The Heroic Lesbian Couple of Oklahoma Who Fought for Equal Marriage—and Won|Randy R. Potts|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of late she hasn't had very much of the latter commodity, and she was quite bowled over.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Formerly, when a commodity was adulterated, it could be returned, and the courts became sorely troubled to defend an adulteration.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
He wished to procure a barrel of salt, as the supply of that commodity was exhausted in his part of the country.
When there are milles & other deuises for the purpose, a commodity of them may be raised because there are infinite store.
These Bostonians in their crisis bought every available commodity from Plymouth, and for cattle they exchanged horses.William Bradford of Plymouth|Albert Hale Plumb
British Dictionary definitions for commodity
noun plural -ties
- a quantity of goods
- convenience or expediency
Word Origin for commodity
Cultural definitions for commodity
Any product manufactured or grown.