- (America) (noun) IPA: /ˈmɝtʃənˌdaɪs/, /ˈmɝtʃənˌdaɪz/
- (America) (verb) IPA: /ˈmɝtʃənˌdaɪz/
- (RP) (noun) IPA: /ˈmɜːtʃənˌdaɪs/, /ˈmɜːtʃənˌdaɪz/
- (RP) (verb) IPA: /ˈmɜːtʃənˌdaɪz/
- (uncountable) Commodities offered for sale.
- good business depends on having good merchandise
- (countable) A commodity offered for sale; an article of commerce; a kind of merchandise.
- (uncountable) The act or business of trading; trade; traffic.
- French: marchandise
- German: Ware
- Italian: merce, mercanzia
- Portuguese: mercadoria
- Russian: това́р
- Spanish: mercancía
merchandise (merchandises, present participle merchandising; past and past participle merchandised)
- (intransitive, archaic) To engage in trade; to carry on commerce.
- (intransitive) To engage in in-store promotion of the sale of goods, as by display and arrangement of goods.
- He started his career merchandising in a small clothing store chain.
- (transitive, archaic) To engage in the trade of.
- (transitive) To engage in in-store promotion of the sale of.
- He got hired to merchandise some new sporting goods lines.
- (transitive) To promote as if for sale.
- The record companies don't get as good a return on merchandising artists under contract.