verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- marked man, a,
- marker trait,
- market abuse,
- market analysis,
- market basket,
- market boat,
- market economy
Origin of market
Examples from the Web for marketed
The region is marketed for visitors as “Aryan Valley,” and many citizens have taken to tacking on “Aryan” to their last names.
But with LSD, because it was countercultural, and because it was used as an experimental drug, it was not marketed properly.Frances McDormand on 'Olive Kitteridge,' Dropping LSD, and Her Beef With FX's 'Fargo'|Marlow Stern|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You read that right, this gun is specifically made and marketed to kids.9-Year Old With an Uzi? America Is Tougher on Toys Than Guns|Cliff Schecter|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Too often, nowadays, jazz is marketed as though it were a kind of nutritional supplement.Jazz (The Music of Coffee and Donuts) Has Respect, But It Needs Love|Ted Gioia|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If a cable show is marketed to 25- to 54-year-olds, where Leno undeniably shines, he could really succeed there.
Fine early cauliflowers are grown in California under irrigation, and marketed as far east as Chicago.The Cauliflower|A. A. Crozier
One tree on this ground was worth one hundred dollars, if I could only get it cut and marketed, I could pay for my land.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews|Work Projects Administration
It is presumed that Dr. Steer appropriated the Edinburgh formula, added ammonia, and marketed his proprietary version.Old English Patent Medicines in America|George B. Griffenhagen
The best quality comes from Campeche, and it is marketed mainly from Central American ports.Commercial Geography|Jacques W. Redway
It is important that the ducklings be marketed as soon as they have reached the proper age and stage of development.Ducks and Geese|Harry M. Lamon
- an event or occasion, usually held at regular intervals, at which people meet for the purpose of buying and selling merchandise
- (as modifier)market day
- to speculate on a stock exchange
- to act aggressively or unscrupulously in one's own commercial interests
verb -kets, -keting or -keted
Word Origin for market
1630s, from market (n.). Related: Marketed; marketing.
early 12c., "a meeting at a fixed time for buying and selling livestock and provisions," from Old North French market "marketplace, trade, commerce" (Old French marchiet, Modern French marché), from Latin mercatus "trading, buying and selling, trade, market" (source of Italian mercato, Spanish mercado, Dutch markt, German Markt), from past participle of mercari "to trade, deal in, buy," from merx (genitive mercis) "wares, merchandise," from Italic root *merk-, possibly from Etruscan, referring to various aspects of economics. Meaning "public building or space where markets are held" first attested mid-13c. Sense of "sales, as controlled by supply and demand" is from 1680s. Market value (1690s) first attested in writings of John Locke. Market economy is from 1948; market research is from 1921.
see corner the market; drug on the market; flea market; in the market for; on the market; play the market; price out of the market.