market

[ mahr-kit ]
/ ˈmɑr kɪt /

noun

verb (used without object)

to buy or sell in a market; deal.
to buy food and provisions for the home.

verb (used with object)

to carry or send to market for disposal: to market produce every week.
to dispose of in a market; sell.

Idioms for market

Origin of market

1100–1150; Middle English, late Old English < Vulgar Latin *marcātus, Latin mercātus trading, traffic, market

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British Dictionary definitions for on the market

market
/ (ˈmɑːkɪt) /

noun

verb -kets, -keting or -keted

(tr) to offer or produce for sale
(intr) to buy or deal in a market

Derived forms of market

marketer, noun

Word Origin for market

C12: from Latin mercātus; from mercāri to trade, from merx merchandise
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Idioms and Phrases with on the market (1 of 2)

on the market

For sale; also, available for buying. For example, We've put the boat on the market, or This is the only tandem bicycle on the market right now. This phrase, first put as in the market, dates from the late 1600s; the first recorded use of the phrase with on was in 1891. Also see drug on the market.

Idioms and Phrases with on the market (2 of 2)

market

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.

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