exports

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Export \Ex*port"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Exported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exporting}.] [L. exportare, exportatum; ex out+portare to carry : cf. F. exporter. See {Port} demeanor.]

1. To carry away; to remove. [Obs.]

[They] export honor from a man, and make him a return in envy. --Bacon.

2. To carry or send abroad, or out of a country, especially to foreign countries, as merchandise or commodities in the way of commerce; -- the opposite of import; as, to export grain, cotton, cattle, goods, etc.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Export \Ex"port\, noun

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

2. That which is exported; a commodity conveyed from one country or State to another in the way of traffic; -- used chiefly in the plural, exports.

The ordinary course of exchange . . . between two places must likewise be an indication of the ordinary course of their exports and imports. --A. Smith.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

export

noun

1: commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country [syn: {export}, {exportation}] [ant: {import}, {importation}]

verb

1: sell or transfer abroad; "we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance" [ant: {import}]

2: transfer (electronic data) out of a database or document in a format that can be used by other programs [ant: {import}]

3: cause to spread in another part of the world; "The Russians exported Marxism to Africa"


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