Definition of Overtrade

1. v. i. To trade beyond one's capital; to buy goods beyond the means of paying for or seleng them; to overstock the market.



Definition of Overtrade

1. Verb. To trade beyond one's capital; to buy goods beyond the means of paying for or selling them; to overstock the market. ¹

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Definition of Overtrade

1. [v -TRADED, -TRADING, -TRADES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overtrade

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overtrade (current term)
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Literary usage of Overtrade

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1. The Young Man's Friend by Artemas Bowers Muzzey (1838)
"Inexperience — Imagination — Reading — Anecdote— The Passions — Self-confidence — Bacon's remark— Indolence — Love of Gain — overtrade — Corrupt Companions ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1829)
"The wearing of foreign silks instead of British ones, enlarges the consumption of the latter. To employ the population, even if not fully, is to overtrade. ..."

3. The Congressional Globe by United States Congress, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives, Franklin Rives, George A. Bailey (1833)
"The fact of the overtrade was admitted, and the difference between the gentleman from New York and the President of the Hank was simply that the former ..."

4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1840)
"Where every little community is permitted to provide its own money-shop, and adopt its own mode of facilitating exchanges, banks cannot much overtrade; ..."

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