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From Middle English market, from late Old English market (market) and Old Northern French markiet (Old French marchié, modern marché); both ultimately from Latin mercātus (trade, market), from mercor (I trade, deal in, buy), itself derived from merx (wares, merchandise), from the Italic root *merk-, possibly stemming from Etruscan, referring to various aspects of economics. Cognate with Old Frisian merkad, merked, marked, market (market), Middle Dutch market, marct (market), Old High German markat (market), Old Norse markaðr (market).


  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɑːkɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɑɹkɪt/
  • Hyphenation: mar‧ket


market (plural markets)

  1. A gathering of people for the purchase and sale of merchandise at a set time, often periodic.
    • 1949, Ludwig Von Mises, Human Action
      The market is a process, actuated by the interplay of the actions of the various individuals cooperating under the division of labor.
  2. City square or other fairly spacious site where traders set up stalls and buyers browse the merchandise.
  3. A grocery store
  4. A group of potential customers for one's product.
    • There is a third thing to be considered: how a market can be created for produce, or how production can be limited to the capacities of the market.
  5. A geographical area where a certain commercial demand exists.
  6. A formally organized, sometimes monopolistic, system of trading in specified goods or effects.
  7. The sum total traded in a process of individuals trading for certain commodities.
  8. (obsolete) The price for which a thing is sold in a market; hence, value; worth.


  • bazaar
  • fair
  • mart
  • arcade

Derived terms

Related terms

  • mart
  • mercantile
  • merchant


  • Bengali: মার্কেট (markeṭ)
  • Hindi: मार्केट (mārkeṭ)
  • Japanese: マーケット (māketto)
  • Kannada: ಮಾರುಕಟ್ಟೆ (mārukaṭṭe)
  • Korean: 마켓 (maket)
  • Oriya: ମାର୍କେଟ୍ (markeṭ)
  • Persian: مارکت(mârket)
  • Urdu: مارکیٹ(markeṭ)



market (third-person singular simple present markets, present participle marketing, simple past and past participle marketed)

  1. (transitive) To make (products or services) available for sale and promote them.
    We plan to market an ecology model by next quarter.
  2. (transitive) To sell
    We marketed more this quarter already than all last year!
  3. (intransitive) To deal in a market; to buy or sell; to make bargains for provisions or goods.

Derived terms

  • marketeer

Related terms

  • marketer
  • marketing campaign



  • market at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • market in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
  • market in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.




  1. Alternative form of marketti



  • kermat

Old French

Alternative forms

  • markiet


See marchié.


market m (oblique plural markés, nominative singular markés, nominative plural market)

  1. (Old Northern French) market; venue where goods are bought and sold



market (definite accusative marketi, plural marketler)

  1. market


  • to offer for sale.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)