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Comparison of usage frequency between the noun export and its most common antonym:


Comparison of usage frequency between the verb export and its most common antonym:


The word export and its family (exported, exporter, exporters, exporting, exports) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun export

What does export mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: exports

  1. commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country

Alternative definition of the noun export


  1. [countable] something that is exported
  2. [uncountable] the act of exporting

Definition of the adjective export

What does export mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more export / most export

  1. of or relating to exportation or exports

Definition of the verb export

What does export mean as a doing word?

Export is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: exported | exporting | exports

  1. sell or transfer abroad
    • examples: we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance | Sam and Sue export the movie
    • domain: commerce / commercialism / mercantilism
    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • antonym: import
    • more generic words: merchandise / trade = engage in the trade of
    • more specific word: smuggle = import or export without paying customs duties
  2. transfer (electronic data) out of a database or document in a format that can be used by other programs
  3. cause to spread in another part of the world
    • example: The Russians exported Marxism to Africa
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic words: distribute / spread = distribute or disperse widely


  1. "Export" is a musical album of Iowa.
    • released on
  2. "Export" is a musical album of Vikingarna.
    • released in (38 years ago)
  3. "Export" is a musical album of Spicy Roots.
    • released in (19 years ago)
  4. "Export" is a musical EP of Owen Pallett.
    • released on (5 years ago)


EXPORT is an exobiology project led by the European Space Agency, that deployed an external module to the International Space Station to study the photo-processing of organic molecules and the survival of some micro-organisms, as well as the effect of solar UV on unshielded organic molecules and micro-organisms while exposed to outer space.

Phrases with Export

  1. export duty
  2. export credit
  3. Export subsidy
  4. Invisible Export

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Export

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Google previewInternational Law Reports (2000)

by Elihu Lauterpacht, C. J. Greenwood, A. G. Oppenheimer

Here the permission to export is an exception to the general prohibition of imports and exports, and derogations are not [ 1 06] to be interpreted extensively. 64. However, even on a narrow interpretation of the rule of free exportation it is clear in ...

Google previewDesigned to Survive (2011)

All About Claws by Shona Bagai

Unauthorized export is a violation of terms of sale and is subject to legal action. Author: Shona Bagai Managing Editor: Anupama Jauhry Series Editors: Arshi Ahmad and Rupak Ghosh Design: Santosh Gautam Image Research: Yukti Garg ...

Google previewTravels in Italy, Greece, and the Ionian islands (1820)

In a series of letters, descriptive of manners, scenery, and the fine arts by Hugh William Williams

The principal export is the well known Parmasan cheese. The cattle are black, small, ...

Google previewEssentials of Economics (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The term export means shipping the goods and services out.

Google previewSmart Green Civilizations (2011)

Ancient Rome by Benita Sen

Unauthorized export is a violation of terms of sale and is subject to legal action. Author: Benita Sen Managing Editor: Anupama Jauhry Series Editor: Arshi Ahmad Creative Head: Priyabrata Roy Chowdhury Illustration and Direction: Yatindra ...

Google previewThe Geography of the World Economy (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The term export means shipping the goods and services out of the port of a country. The seller of such goods and services is referred to ...

Google previewThe Euro Trap (2014)

On Bursting Bubbles, Budgets, and Beliefs by Hans-Werner Sinn

Normally, a capital export is a benefit for the ...

Google previewWeird and Wonderful (2011)

Natural Formations by Tanya Luther Agarwal

Unauthorized export is a violation of terms of sale and is subject to legal action. Author: Tanya Luther Agan/val Managing Editor: Anupama Jauhry Series Editor: Arshi Ahmad Technical Review: Dr Nandini Kumar Creative Head: Priyabrata ...

Google previewNew Masters, New Servants (2008)

Migration, Development, and Women Workers in China by Hairong Yan

SUZHI AS A NEW HUMAN VALUE Neoliberal Governance of Labor Migration labor export is a social university [shehui daxue] that improves the quality [suzhi] of peasants in all respects. jIn yuanju, “TIgao nongmIn SuzHI DE SHEHUI DAXUE” ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Economics (2016)

by Nigar Hashimzade, Gareth Myles, John Black

export. credit. The system of selling exports on credit rather than for cash payment. Exports of commodities and consumer goods are frequently financed by trade bills, or shortterm credit. These are normally payable in 3 or 6 months, giving the ...

Google previewDictionary of International Trade Finance Terms (2001)

by Mike Hammett

export license 1 35 Export Credit Guarantee Department (ECGD) A UK government departmental agency established in...

export credit insurance (ECI) A ...

Google previewDictionary of International Insurance and Finance Terms (2001)

by John Owen Edward Clark

export To sell goods and services outside the country of origin, or the good or services themselves. See also import. Export Credits Guarantee Department ( ECGD) UK government department, established in 1991 and partly privatized, that ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Of Agricultural Marketing (2005)

by Jagdish Prasad (ed. By)

EXPORT. STRATEGIES. OF. FARM. PRODUCTS. C.P. Yadav and B.S. Gupta Agriculture today represents a third of India's gross domestic product, the highest proportion in the developed and developing world and will continue to be the ...

Google previewThe CIM Marketing Dictionary (1996)

by Norman A. Hart, Chartered Institute of Marketing, CAM Foundation

Export agent A person or organization in one country operating exclusively on behalf of a principal in another. Remuneration is by commission on the selling price. The goods or services are frequently supplied direct to the customer. Export ...

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Quotes about Export

The natural consequence of our submission, even in part, to the system that looks to compelling the export of raw products, the exhaustion of the land, the cheapening of labour, and the export of the labourer. (Henry Charles Carey)
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Scrabble value of E1X8P3O1R1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of EXPORT

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