Gambling vs Trading - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between gambling and trading

is that gambling is while trading is .

As nouns the difference between gambling and trading

is that gambling is an activity characterised by a balance between winning and losing that is governed by a mixture of skill and chance, usually with money wagered on the outcome while trading is the carrying on of trade.

As an adjective trading is

carrying on trade or commerce; engaged in trade.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

gambling

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en-noun)
  • An activity characterised by a balance between winning and losing that is governed by a mixture of skill and chance, usually with money wagered on the outcome.
  • See also

    * game of chance

    trading

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Carrying on trade or commerce; engaged in trade.
  • a trading company
  • (obsolete, rare) Frequented by traders.
  • * Milton
  • they on the trading flood
  • (obsolete) venal; corrupt; jobbing
  • a trading politician

    Noun

  • The carrying on of trade.
  • * Bible, Revelations
  • But thy riches and thy tradings , thy merchandise, and they who trade thy traffic, shall fall into the heart of the seas

    Derived terms

    * program trading (Webster 1913)

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