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Noun market has 4 senses
- market, marketplace - the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold; "without competition there would be no market"; "they were driven from the marketplace"
--1 is a kind of activity
--1 has parts: commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business
--1 has particulars:
- market, securities industry - the securities markets in the aggregate; "the market always frustrates the small investor"
--2 is a kind of industry
--2 has members:
--2 has particulars:
- market - the customers for a particular product or service; "before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it"
--3 is a kind of class, social class, socio-economic class
--3 has particulars: black market
- grocery store, grocery, food market, market - a marketplace where groceries are sold; "the grocery store included a meat market"
--4 is a kind of marketplace, mart
--4 has parts: shelf
--4 has particulars: greengrocery; supermarket