Means vs Overtrade - What's the difference?

means | overtrade |


As verbs the difference between means and overtrade

is that means is (mean) while overtrade is to trade beyond one's capital; to buy goods beyond the means of paying for or selling them; to overstock the market.

As a noun means

is .

means

English

(wikipedia means)

Noun

(head)
  • An instrument or condition for attaining a purpose.
  • A car is a means of transport .
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  • Resources; riches.
  • He was living beyond his means .
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  • Usage notes

    Frequently contrasted with , as in “a means to an end”. Similar contrast is (process) vs. (product).

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    Verb

    (head)
  • (mean)
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    overtrade

    English

    Verb

    (overtrad)
  • To trade beyond one's capital; to buy goods beyond the means of paying for or selling them; to overstock the market.
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