commodity-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: a trade good

Commentary: Something with economic value. Can be traded for monetary gain, often in bulk. Sometimes used metaphorically.

John invested his money in commodities.
Specialty coffee is becoming a basic commodity of life.
Olives were a rare commodity at the time.
Honesty is a valuable commodity.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1