verb (used without object), mer·chan·dised, mer·chan·dis·ing.
verb (used with object), mer·chan·dised, mer·chan·dis·ing.
Examples from the Web for merchandise
CEO of armored car company tests his merchandise from the inside.
Also, FX created a bunch of ISIS merchandise that they now need to figure out what to do with.‘Archer’ Drops ISIS: The FX Series Dumps the Spy Org’s Name in Light of Recent Events|Marlow Stern|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Glasgow, as many as 10 Yes badges, T-shirts and posters were on show for every piece of No merchandise.
The costs of merchandise were right out of the 1990s: $20 for T-shirts, $30 for sweatshirts.I'm Not Country or Pop. I'm Just Pure Garth Brooks.|David Masciotra|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Speaking of T-shirts, Stevens is clearly big on merchandise.Pancakes and Pickaninnies: The Saga of ‘Sambo’s,’ The ‘Racist’ Restaurant Chain America Once Loved|Andrew Romano|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet this is precisely parallel with using gold, or any other article of merchandise, as a measure of value.
What kind of merchandise would the Japanese buy, and what had 226 they to sell, were naturally the first objects of inquiry.The Englishman in China During the Victorian Era, Vol. I (of 2)|Alexander Michie
They are turned over with the merchandise to the agent of the railroad at the point of destination.Up To Date Business|Various
It was a great peril, for all the silver and merchandise was embarked for the voyage.
They would have brought more silver and less rum and other merchandise, had the first been in greater request at home.Principles of Political Economy|Arthur Latham Perry
British Dictionary definitions for merchandise
noun (ˈmɜːtʃənˌdaɪs, -ˌdaɪz)
Word Origin for merchandise
Word Origin and History for merchandise (1 of 2)
mid-13c., "trading, commerce;" mid-14c., "commodities of commerce, wares, articles for sale or trade," from Anglo-French marchaundise, Old French marcheandise "goods, merchandise; trade, business" (12c.), from marchaunt "merchant" (see merchant).