A barter can be anything 2 people agree upon. But the 2 people must have a meeting of the minds and must agree, or there is no barter but a theft. Examples of bartering: .
…A college student brought 6 homemade chocolate chip cookies in her lunch. Another student brought double-layer chocolate cake with chocolate icing. They talk and agree that the one student will give 3 cookies in exchange for 1/2 of the cake. They cut the cake, and divide the cookies into 2 parts and trade. .
I have 3 CDs. You love that artist and want the CDs. I want $7 per CD but you have no money. But I saw that you had a nice purse yesterday and I really want it. You tell me you will trade me the purse for FIVE CDs. I don't think your purse is worth 5 cds at $7 each. I say no, but tell you that you can have 3 CDs if you trade me that purse plus a pair of sandals. You say no to that deal, but will give the purse and flip-flops you only wore once for the 3 CDs. We finally agree. .
A woman has horses that need feed, but it is too expensive for her to buy. A man who sells feed says he will bring feed for 1 month if the woman agrees to help him paint his porch. She does not like to paint but she counter-offers that her 3 nephews like to paint. The man and woman agree. With her nephews, the woman barters that if the nephews help the man paint, the woman will let each nephew ride the older horse on Saturday. The nephews paint the porch; the man brings the feed; the nephews get to ride; the horses have feed for 1 month and the woman is happy for her horses; the man is pleased about his porch. .
Two boys like collecting action figures. One boy likes Super-Duper XMen Model BBCC. The other boy has 3 of them, one with no helmet. The boy who likes that model has 2 classic Super-Booper XMen Model AABB. One is worth all 3 of the BBCC. They agree to swap 1 BBCC plus the 1 with no helmet for 1 classic AABB model. .
A woman with 2 children needs a babysitter for 4 days a week. Her friend has 3 children and needs a sitter 2 days a week. They agree 2 days of 3 children "equals" 4 day for 2 children. so they "swap" babysitting. Once a month, each woman makes a big dinner and shares half with the other family. They consider this arrangement a fair trade. (MORE)
Finding what you want. Finding someone who wants what you have. Finding someone who has what you want and also wants what you have. Trying to come up with a fair deal an…d deciding what are good values as it is not always easy to match the value of two different kinds of things. These are also reasons why money is better in exchange for items. (MORE)
Yes, the word 'bartering' is the present participle of the verb 'to barter'. The present participle of the verb is a gerund (a verbal noun); for example: Very few people ar…e skilled in the art of bartering. (MORE)
Today the way that a barter goes and agreement made to exchange something of value for something of equal value so no money will be exchange to get the product or service to p…ass from one owner to another and not owe either party when the transaction complete for the product or service that changes possession between the parties But I found your answer as to where and how the word came in to origin barÂ·ter verb (used without object) 1. to trade by exchange of commodities rather than by the use of money. -verb (used with object) 2. to exchange in trade, as one commodity for another; trade. 3. to bargain away unwisely or dishonorably (usually fol. by away ): bartering away his pride for material gain. -noun 4. the act or practice of bartering. 5. items or an item for bartering: We arrived with new barter for the villagers. Origin: 1350-1400; ME barettour brawler, fighter < AF barretor, barator, OF barateor, equiv. to barat ( er ) to make a disturbance, baret ( er ) to trick, cheat World English Dictionary barrator (ËbÃ¦rÉtÉ) (MORE)
Before the current monetary system evolved, a common trade system was bartering. Everything from goods(such as cloth, pottery, etc) to services(work done by carpenters, maids,… etc) could be traded in a manner determined by those trading. (MORE)