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 for merchandise
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Merchandise \Mer"chan*dise\, n. [F. marchandise, OF.
     marcheandise.]
     1. The objects of commerce; whatever is usually bought or
        sold in trade, or market, or by merchants; wares; goods;
        commodities. --Spenser.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The act or business of trading; trade; traffic.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Merchandise \Mer"chan*dise\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Merchandised;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Merchandising.]
     To trade; to carry on commerce. --Bacon.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Merchandise \Mer"chan*dise\, v. t.
     To make merchandise of; to buy and sell. "Love is
     merchandised." --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  merchandise
      n 1: commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on
           having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of
           products" [syn: merchandise, ware, product]
      v 1: engage in the trade of; "he is merchandising telephone
           sets" [syn: trade, merchandise]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  53 Moby Thesaurus words for "merchandise":
     advertise, be in, buy and sell, carry, close out, commodities,
     convert into cash, cut under, deal in, distribute, dump,
     effect a sale, effects, goods, handle, job, job lot, line,
     make a sale, market, move, produce, products, promote, provender,
     provisions, publicize, resell, retail, sacrifice, sell, sell off,
     sell on consignment, sell out, sell over, sell retail, sell short,
     sell up, sell wholesale, staples, stock, supplies, trade, trade in,
     traffic in, turn into money, turn over, undercut, undersell,
     unload, vendibles, wares, wholesale
  
  

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