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ARBITRAGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does arbitrage mean? 

ARBITRAGE (noun)
  The noun ARBITRAGE has 1 sense:

1. a kind of hedged investment meant to capture slight differences in price; when there is a difference in the price of something on two different markets the arbitrageur simultaneously buys at the lower price and sells at the higher price

  Familiarity information: ARBITRAGE used as a noun is very rare.


ARBITRAGE (verb)
  The verb ARBITRAGE has 1 sense:

1. practice arbitrage, as in the stock market

  Familiarity information: ARBITRAGE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ARBITRAGE (noun)


Sense 1arbitrage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A kind of hedged investment meant to capture slight differences in price; when there is a difference in the price of something on two different markets the arbitrageur simultaneously buys at the lower price and sells at the higher price

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("arbitrage" is a kind of...):

investing; investment (the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "arbitrage"):

risk arbitrage; takeover arbitrage (arbitrage involving risk; as in the simultaneous purchase of stock in a target company and sale of stock in its potential acquirer; if the takeover fails the arbitrageur may lose a great deal of money)


ARBITRAGE (verb)


Sense 1arbitrage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Practice arbitrage, as in the stock market

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Hypernyms (to "arbitrage" is one way to...):

merchandise; trade (engage in the trade of)

Domain category:

commerce; commercialism; mercantilism (transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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