Arbitrage vs Arbitrate - What's the difference?

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Arbitrate is a related term of arbitrage.

Arbitrage is a related term of arbitrate.


As verbs the difference between arbitrage and arbitrate

is that arbitrage is (finance) to employ while arbitrate is to make a judgment (on a dispute) as an arbitrator or arbiter.

As a noun arbitrage

is (finance) a market activity in which a security, commodity, currency or other tradable item is bought in one market and sold simultaneously in another, in order to profit from price differences between the markets.

arbitrage

Noun

  • (finance) A market activity in which a security, commodity, currency or other tradable item is bought in one market and sold simultaneously in another, in order to profit from price differences between the markets.
  • * {{quote-book, a. 1973, , The Intelligent Investor citation
  • , passage=But in recent years, for reasons we shall develop later, the field of "arbitrages and workouts" became riskier and less profitable.}}

    Derived terms

    * arbitrageur

    Verb

    (arbitrag)
  • (finance) To employ
  • * {{quote-book, 1961, Maurece Schiller, Fortunes in Special Situations in the Stock Market citation
  • , passage=He has arbitraged by purchasing in one market and simultaneously selling the same or similar merchandise in another market. }}
  • (finance) To engage in arbitrage in, between, or among
  • *
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    arbitrate

    English

    Verb

  • To make a judgment (on a dispute) as an arbitrator or arbiter
  • to arbitrate a disputed case
  • * Shakespeare
  • There shall your swords and lances arbitrate / The swelling difference of your settled hate.
  • To submit (a dispute) to such judgment
  • (mathematics, rare) To assign an object an arbitrary value, or otherwise arbitrarily determine it
  • We wish to show f is continuous. Arbitrate epsilon greater than zero...