[n] the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold; "without competition there would be no market"; "they were driven from the marketplace"
[n] a marketplace where groceries are sold; "the grocery store included a meat market"
[n] the securities markets in the aggregate; "the market always frustrates the small investor"
[n] the customers for a particular product or service; "before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it"
[v] make commercial; "Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life"
[v] engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of; "The company is marketing its new line of beauty products"
[v] deal in a market