- to designate with or register under a trade name.
Origin of trade-name
- the name used by a manufacturer, merchant, service company, farming business, etc., to identify itself individually as a business.
- a word or phrase used in a trade to designate a business, service, or a particular class of goods, but that is not technically a trademark, either because it is not susceptible of exclusive appropriation as a trademark or because it is not affixed to goods sold in the market.
- the name by which an article or substance is known to the trade.
Origin of trade name
or dba, d.b.a., d/b/a
- doing business as.
Examples from the Web for trade-name
Historical Examples of trade-name
Note: The trade-name items mentioned in this article may be obtained from any reliable nursery supply house.
This is one of the species of sponges of the third commercial grade, which bear the trade-name of "grass-sponge."The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide
Augusta Foote Arnold
It is evident, therefore, that Hydronaphthol is merely a trade-name for betanaphthol.
- the name used by a trade to refer to a commodity, service, etc
- the name under which a commercial enterprise operates in business