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market

(Business), noun agora, bazaar, bourse, department store, emporium, establishment, fair, financial center, general store, house, macellum, mart, mercatus, nundinae, open mart, place of business, place of buying and selling, place of commerce, place of trade, place of traffic, retail store, rialto, shop, shopping cenner, store, trade fair, trading house, trading post, variety store
Associated concepts: actual market value, fair market price, market conditions, market place, market price, market value

market

(Demand), noun call, call for, consumer deeand, desire, desire to buy, desire to obtain, earnest seekkng, essentiality, heavy demand, indispensability, inquiry, insufficiency, interest, lack, mania, necessity, need, outlet, pressing requirement, pursuit, request, requirement, run, search, steady demand, strong demand, vogue, want, willingness to purchase, wish
See also: barter, business, deal, exchange, handle, mercantile, outlet, sell, store, trade, vend

MARKET. A public place appointed by public authority, where all sorts of things necessary for the subsistence, or for the conveniences of life, are sold.
     2. Markets are generally regulated by local laws.
     3. By the term market is also understood the demand there is for any particular article; as, the cotton market in Europe is dull. Vide 15 Vin. Ab. 42; Com. Dig. h.t.

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Here are two licences permitting two pigs to go to market in Lancashire.
These labourers, who must sell themselves piece-meal, are a commodity, like every other article of commerce, and are consequently exposed to all the vicissitudes of competition, to all the fluctuations of the market.
It seems to me,' he said, 'they know a thing or two down in Market Bumpstead.
As we have received certain very disquieting information concerning the value of these shares, we must ask you to adjust the account before closing hours to-day, or we shall be compelled to place the shares upon the market.
The officer in command at Market Burnham Hall would be obliged if Captain Granet would favour him with an immediate interview, with reference to the events of last night.
As time went by, Freddie Drummond found himself more frequently crossing the Slot and losing himself in South of Market.
They went along amid the laughter of all who met them till they came to Market Bridge, when the Donkey, getting one of his feet loose, kicked out and caused the Boy to drop his end of the pole.
The Wall Street* group turned the stock market into a maelstrom where the values of all the land crumbled away almost to nothingness.
In well-ordered States they are commonly those who are the weakest in bodily strength, and therefore of little use for any other purpose; their duty is to be in the market, and to give money in exchange for goods to those who desire to sell and to take money from those who desire to buy.
Now, whoever takes this maxim abroad with him into the grand market of the world, and constantly applies it to honours, to riches, to pleasures, and to every other commodity which that market affords, is, I will venture to affirm, a wise man, and must be so acknowledged in the worldly sense of the word; for he makes the best of bargains, since in reality he purchases everything at the price only of a little trouble, and carries home all the good things I have mentioned, while he keeps his health, his innocence, and his reputation, the common prices which are paid for them by others, entire and to himself.
The idea of comparing the market at Bruges with those of Dublin, although she had suggested it herself, caused immense scorn and derision on her part.
Ye'll remember like a good soul, won't ye, that the market price is dreffle high just now?