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Supermarket vs. Market

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  • Supermarket (noun)

    A large self-service store that sells groceries and, usually, medications, household goods{{,}} and/or clothing.

    "I went to the supermarket to buy some food."

  • Supermarket (noun)

    A chain of such stores.

  • Supermarket (noun)

    A one-stop shop; a place offering a range of products or services.

  • Market (noun)

    City square or other fairly spacious site where traders set up stalls and buyers browse the merchandise.

  • Market (noun)

    An organised, often periodic, trading event at such site.

    "The privilege to hold a weekly market was invaluable for any feudal era burgh."

  • Market (noun)

    Flea market

  • Market (noun)

    A group of potential customers for one's product.

    "We believe that the market for the new widget is the older homeowner."

  • Market (noun)

    A geographical area where a certain commercial demand exists.

    "Foreign markets were lost as our currency rose versus their valuta."

  • Market (noun)

    A formally organized, sometimes monopolistic, system of trading in specified goods or effects.

    "The stock market ceased to be monopolized by the paper-shuffling national stock exchanges with the advent of Internet markets."

  • Market (noun)

    The sum total traded in a process of individuals trading for certain commodities.

  • Market (noun)

    The price for which a thing is sold in a market; hence, value; worth.

  • Market (verb)

    To make (products or services) available for sale and promote them.

    "We plan to market an ecology model by next quarter."

  • Market (verb)

    To sell

    "''We marketed more this quarter already then all last year!"

  • Market (verb)

    To deal in a market; to buy or sell; to make bargains for provisions or goods.

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Webster Dictionary
  • Supermarket (noun)

    a large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods

  • Market (noun)

    the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold;

    "without competition there would be no market"

    "they were driven from the marketplace"

  • Market (noun)

    the securities markets in the aggregate;

    "the market always frustrates the small investor"

  • Market (noun)

    the customers for a particular product or service;

    "before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it"

  • Market (noun)

    a marketplace where groceries are sold;

    "the grocery store included a meat market"

  • Market (verb)

    engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of;

    "The company is marketing its new line of beauty products"

  • Market (verb)

    buy household supplies;

    "We go marketing every Saturday"

  • Market (verb)

    deal in a market

  • Market (verb)

    make commercial;

    "Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life"

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