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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
sell (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to deliver or give up in violation of duty, trust, or loyalty and especially for personal gain - betray often used with out sell out their country
2.
a) (1) to give up (property) to another for something of value (as money)
(2) to offer for sale
b) to give up in return for something else especially foolishly or dishonorably - sold his birthright for a mess of pottage
c) to exact a price for - sold their lives dearly
3.
a) to deliver into slavery for money
b) to give into the power of another - sold his soul to the devil
c) to deliver the personal services of for money
4.
to dispose of or manage for profit instead of in accordance with conscience, justice, or duty - sold their votes
5.
a) to develop a belief in the truth, value, or desirability of gain acceptance for - trying to sell a program to the Congress
b) to persuade or influence to a course of action or to the acceptance of something - sell children on reading
6.
to impose on - cheat
7.
a) to cause or promote the sale of - using television advertising to sell cereal
b) to make or attempt to make sales to
c) to influence or induce to make a purchase
8.
intransitive verb
to achieve a sale of - sold a million copies
1.
to dispose of something by sale - thinks now is a good time to sell
2.
to achieve a sale , also to achieve satisfactory sales - hoped that the new line would sell
3.
to have a specified price
sell (noun)
1.
a deliberate deception - hoax
2.
the act or an instance of - selling
3.
something to be sold or caused to be accepted - the new mystery novel was an easy sell , also someone to whom something is sold - the new purchasing agent was a tough sell
sell (noun)
archaic - saddle
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Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
sell (verb)
to offer for sale to the public
SYNONIMS:
deal (in), merchandise ( merchandize), put up, retail, sell, vend
RELATED WORDS:
presell, wholesale; remarket, resell; hawk, peddle; barter, distribute, exchange, export, handle, trade, traffic (in); advertise, ballyhoo, boost, plug, promote, tout; bargain, chaffer, dicker, haggle, horse-trade, palter; auction; provide, supply; carry, keep, stock
buy, purchase
sell (verb)
to have a price of
SYNONIMS:
bring, fetch, go (for), run, sell (for)
RELATED WORDS:
list (for); amount (to), come (to), total; command, exact; ask, demand
sell (verb)
to be unfaithful or disloyal to
SYNONIMS:
backstab, cross, double-cross, sell (out), two-time
RELATED WORDS:
give away; inform (on), peach, rat (on), shop [], snitch (on), split (on) [], tell (on), turn in
NEAR ANTONYMS:
defend, guard, protect, safeguard, save, shield
stand by
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