Selling vs Trading - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between selling and trading

is that selling is while trading is .

As nouns the difference between selling and trading

is that selling is action of the verb to sell while trading is the carrying on of trade.

As an adjective trading is

carrying on trade or commerce; engaged in trade.

selling

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

  • Action of the verb to sell .
  • buyings and sellings

    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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