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Definition of "barter" []

  • To trade goods or services without the exchange of money. (verb-intransitive)
  • To trade (goods or services) without the exchange of money. (verb-transitive)
  • The act or practice of bartering. (noun)
  • Something bartered. (noun)
  • Of, relating to, or being something based on bartering: a barter economy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "barter" in a sentence
  • "Balzack chews beef bones i barter from the butcher at the grocery store. i keep him supplied with fish and game and he keep me supplied with bones for him to chew."
  • "Whatever they can†™ t grow hydroponically, they barter from the city above, Topside."
  • "These cucumbers are exchanged in barter with fish."