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barter for something

 and barter over something
to trade [something] for something else; to acquire something by exchanging goods or services, not by using money. I want to barter for a large amount of cloth. Will you barter for this month's rent? We will not barter over what you owe us.
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barter something away

to trade something away; to lose something of value in a trade. Don't barter my car away! Don't barter away anything of such high value.
See also: away, barter

barter (something) for (something else)

to trade something for something else. He sought to barter the car for a large computer. She bartered the piano for a settee.
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barter something off

to get rid of something by trading it for something else. See if you can barter that old desk off. She bartered off the used bookshelf.
See also: barter, off

barter with someone

to enter into trading with someone without using money; to bargain with someone. Are you willing to barter with me, or is this strictly a cash transaction?
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Respondents were asked to disclose the annual amount of bartering activity and whether the company is doing more or less bartering than in previous years.
Respondents were asked to indicate the reason for bartering, what value the bartered contract was reo corded at and who in the firm approved the bartering contract.
One-hundred and three stated that they did not participate in bartering and 15 indicated that they do not complete questionnaires.
Table 2 summarizes the frequency of use of the various bartering arrangements.
Almost 20% of the respondents indicated an annual amount of bartering of between $1 million and $5 million.
One of the respondents that indicated a "neutral" attitude toward bartering stated that bartering has been a common practice in the petroleum industry for decades.
Companies appear to be doing more bartering now than in prior years.
This reveals that the practice of bartering is not new for Fortune 500 companies.
How should a commission for a sublease bartering transaction be calculated?
Firstly, the bartering firm typically pays its consideration to the tenant in one lump sum.
A claim can be made that the goods and services paid by the bartering firm to the tenant approximate the remaining rental that the tenant is required to pay to the landlord for the space involved.
What leverage can I use to protect my right to a commission if I am representing a bartering firm?
Sublease bartering transactions are such a new concept that many tenants and sublease agents are not even aware that such types of transactions exist.
An issue related to the foregoing is how to protect the right to a commission of a broker representing a bartering firm if the amount of the commission cannot be agreed upon.
But don't expect bartering to solve major cash-flow problems.