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 Meanings and Examples of BARTER
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barter
 v.  trade goods or services without the exchange of money
Classic Sentence:
1  Nevertheless, there is my hand, in friendly witness, that I will exchange no more cuffs with thee, having been a loser by the barter.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII.
2  He makes the horses ill with too much water, cuts good harness, barters the tires of the wheels for drink, drops bits of iron into the thrashing machine, so as to break it.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 27
3  The ship, however, was by no means a large one: a Russian craft built on the Siberian coast, and purchased by my uncle after bartering away the vessel in which he sailed from home.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
4  It can be bought, and sold, and bartered away.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
Example Sentence:
1  I had to barter with the locals for food.
2  The prisoners tried to barter with the guards for their freedom.
3  Trashbank is an online site where you can barter, buy, sell, trade, or swap your items or services.
4  He bartered his stamp collection for her comics.
5  The barterer exchanged trinkets for the natives' furs. It seemed smarter to trade than to pay cash.