A meeting together of people, at a stated time and place,
for the purpose of traffic (as in cattle, provisions, wares, etc.) by
private purchase and sale, and not by auction; as, a market is held in
the town every week.
A public place (as an open space in a town) or a large
building, where a market is held; a market place or market house; esp.,
a place where provisions are sold.
An opportunity for selling anything; demand, as shown by
price offered or obtainable; a town, region, or country, where the
demand exists; as, to find a market for one's wares; there is no market
for woolen cloths in that region; India is a market for English goods.
Exchange, or purchase and sale; traffic; as, a dull market;
a slow market.
The price for which a thing is sold in a market; market
price. Hence: Value; worth.
The privelege granted to a town of having a public market.
To deal in a market; to buy or sell; to make bargains
for provisions or goods.
To expose for sale in a market; to traffic in; to sell
in a market, and in an extended sense, to sell in any manner; as, most
of the farmes have marketed their crops.