Definition of Export

1. Noun. Commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country.

Exact synonyms: Exportation
Generic synonyms: Commodity, Good, Trade Good
Antonyms: Import

2. Verb. Sell or transfer abroad. "Sam and Sue export the movie "; "We export less than we import and have a negative trade balance"
Category relationships: Commerce, Commercialism, Mercantilism
Generic synonyms: Merchandise, Trade
Specialized synonyms: Smuggle
Derivative terms: Exportation, Exportation, Exporter, Exporting
Antonyms: Import

3. Verb. Transfer (electronic data) out of a database or document in a format that can be used by other programs.
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Transfer
Antonyms: Import

4. Verb. Cause to spread in another part of the world. "The Russians exported Marxism to Africa"
Generic synonyms: Distribute, Spread

Definition of Export

1. v. t. To carry away; to remove.

2. n. The act of exporting; exportation; as, to prohibit the export of wheat or tobacco.

Definition of Export

1. Adjective. of or relating to exportation or exports ¹

2. Noun. something that is exported ¹

3. Noun. the act of exporting ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) to carry away ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) to sell (goods) to a foreign country ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) to cause to spread in another part of the world ¹

7. Verb. (transitive computing): to send (data) from one program to another ¹

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Definition of Export

1. to send to other countries for commercial purposes [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Export

1. To transport substances from inside the cell, through the cell membrane, to the outside by a system specialised for the purpose. To secrete. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Export

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export (current term)
export credit
export duty
export subsidies
export subsidy

Literary usage of Export

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"Tlio additional tax chargeable to the exported sugar must first be secured in full by jj cash or its equivalent, and an export ..."

2. Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Denmark; 2006 Review by International Energy Agency (2006)
"In 2004, export of energy-related equipment accounted for 7.4% of total exports. ... Table 2 shows the top 20 energy technology export categories and their ..."

3. Caribbean Basin Financing Opportunities: Guide to Financing Trade (1992)
"Eximbank supports US exports through export credit insurance (including a special Trade ... Eximbank Insurance export credit insurance is offered through ..."

4. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1901)
"In response to invitation, I have prepared a brief sketch outlining some of the disadvantages under which our fruit export trade is conducted. ..."

5. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1842)
"export TO FOREIGN PORTS, FROM 1ST OCTOBER, 1840, TO 30TH SEPTEMBER, 1841. ... To Jf. of Europe. OA. For. Parti. Total. export in 1840 ..."

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