A market is a place where people go to buy things from people who sell them. In many countries around the world, the market or marketplace is outside. In the United States, a market or supermarket is inside a large building.
When Faduma was a little girl, she used to go to the market every day with her mother.
Now that she lives in the United States, she goes to the market once or twice a week.
An outdoor market is a great place to buy fresh fruit and vegetables.
Farmers’ markets are becoming more popular in our area.
a farmers’ market
A market is also a place where economic activity takes place on a very large scale, within and among countries.
In college, students of business learn how markets function in society.
Weather conditions can have an impact on the market.
The market responds to the availability of energy supplies such as gas and coal.
When the word "market" is used as a verb, it describes the process of bringing a product to the marketplace where it can be purchased by consumers.
That company markets its products to older shoppers.
They’re marketing a new type of chewing gum.
This product was marketed to younger consumers, but it failed to attract much interest.
The words "market" and "marketing" can be used as adjectives:
Helen is a marketing major.
Interest rates move up and down according to market conditions.
Market incentives can influence how people make purchasing decisions.