Definition of Barter:

  1. Trading in which goods or services are exchanged without the use of cash. Resorted-to usually in times of high inflation or tight money, barter is now a common form of trading in deals such as offers to buy surplus goods in exchange for advertising space or time. Advent of internet has transformed bartering from largely person-to-person to mainly business-to-business exchange where items ranging from manufacturing capacity to steel and paper are bartered across international borders on a daily basis.

  2. The action or system of exchanging goods or services without using money.

  3. Exchange (goods or services) for other goods or services without using money.

Synonyms of Barter

Trade, Swap, Trade off, Exchange, Give in exchange, Change, Traffic, Sell, Trading, Trade, Exchange, Swapping, Trafficking, Business, Commerce, Buying and selling, Dealing, Abalienate, Abalienation, Agency, Alien, Alienate, Alienation, Amortization, Amortize, Amortizement, Assign, Assignation, Assignment, Backscratching, Bargain, Bargain and sale, Bartering, Bequeath, Bequeathal, Brokerage, Buy and sell, Buying and selling, Cede, Cession, Change, Confer, Conferment, Conferral, Consign, Consignation, Consignment, Convey, Conveyance, Conveyancing, Deal, Dealing, Deed, Deed over, Deeding, Deliver, Deliverance, Delivery, Demise, Devolve upon, Disposal, Disposition, Do business, Doing business, Enfeoff, Enfeoffment, Even trade, Exchange, Give, Give in exchange, Give title to, Give-and-take, Giving, Hand, Hand down, Hand on, Hand over, Horse trading, Horse-trade, Interchange, Jobbing, Lease and release, Logrolling, Make over, Merchandising, Negotiate, Pass, Pass on, Pass over, Pork barrel, Retailing, Sale, Sell, Settle, Settle on, Settlement, Settling, Sign away, Sign over, Surrender, Swap, Swap horses, Swapping, Switch, Take in exchange, Trade, Trade in, Trade off, Trade sight unseen, Trading, Traffic, Trafficking, Transfer, Transference, Transmission, Transmit, Transmittal, Truck, Turn over, Vesting, Wheeling and dealing, Wholesaling

How to use Barter in a sentence?

  1. In lieu of money, the company used a barter system to obtain the raw materials it needed by giving the providers of those materials finished goods.
  2. He often bartered a meal for drawings.
  3. Before societies used money to pay for goods and services they used the barter system and in the end everyone ended up with something they needed.
  4. He didnt have enough money to buy a new bike so he created an ad in the newspaper offering to barter his couch for one.
  5. It will be paid for by a mixture of barter and cash.

Meaning of Barter & Barter Definition