mer·chan·dise /ˈmɝʧənˌdaɪz, ˌdaɪs/
1. The objects of commerce; whatever is usually bought or sold in trade, or market, or by merchants; wares; goods; commodities.
2. The act or business of trading; trade; traffic.
Mer·chan·dise, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Merchandised p. pr. & vb. n. Merchandising ] To trade; to carry on commerce.
Mer·chan·dise, v. t. To make merchandise of; to buy and sell. “Love is merchandised.”
n : commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on
having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of
products" [syn: wares, product]
v : engage in the trade of; "he is merchandising telephone sets"