What does the word barter mean?

Usage examples for barter

  1. The arithmetic, which dealt chiefly with problems of barter and sale of the various products of the farm, was lightly and deftly passed over. – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  2. As early as the year after it passed, a Liberal member declared in his place in the House that " he for one had never conceded the monstrous principle that any legislative measure was to be final; still less had he ever conceded the yet more monstrous principle that the members of that House were entitled by any sort of compromise to barter away the rights and privileges of the people." – Practical Politics; or, the Liberalism of To-day by Alfred Farthing Robbins
  3. For money they barter truth and love; do violence to the most beautiful feelings, to gain possession of the sordid metal that fetters us to the grovelling earth in its disgraceful chains! – Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck by Ludwig Tieck