Meaning of MERCHANDISE in English

I. noun Etymology: Middle English marchaundise, from Anglo-French marchandise, from marcheant Date: 13th century the occupation of a merchant ; trade , the commodities or goods that are bought and sold in business ; wares, II. verb also merchandize (-dised; also -dized; -dising; also -dizing) Date: 14th century intransitive verb to carry on commerce ; trade , transitive verb to buy and sell in business, to promote for or as if for sale , ~r noun

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