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Sell Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    sell n : the activity of persuading someone to buy; "it was a hard sell" v
  1. exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; "He sold his house in January"; "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit" [ant: buy]
  2. be sold at a certain price or in a certain way; "These books sell like hot cakes"
  3. do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes" [syn: deal, trade]
  4. persuade somebody to accept something; "The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"
  5. give up for a price or reward; "She sold her principles for a successful career"
  6. deliver to an enemy by treachery; "Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country" [syn: betray]
  7. be approved of or gain acceptance; "The new idea sold well in certain circles"
  8. be responsible for the sale of; "All her publicity sold the products" [also: sold]
Sell Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Sell \Sell\, n. Self. [Obs. or Scot.] --B. Jonson.
Sell Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Sell \Sell\, n. A sill. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

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* Don't try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. It can't be done except by liars. - Bernard Baruch

* Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip. - Will Rogers

* So live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip. - Will Rogers


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  • How to sell your old iPhone to pay for iPhone 6
    Want the iPhone 6, but need to sell your old iPhone beforehand? Here is how to sell your old iPhone for the best price so you have enough cash for the iPhone 6. Read more on this news related to 'Sell'
  • Cross-Sell Reports Provides Localized Market Data for Arkansas
    Cross-Sell Reports, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions and industry leader in automotive market intelligence, has announced the launch of localized market data and reporting solutions for dealers in the state of Arkansas. Read more on this news related to 'Sell'
  • Italy agrees to sell energy grid stake to China
    Italy has agreed to sell a 35 percent stake in its electricity grid to China's state power company for at least 2.1 billion euros ($2.8 billion) as part of its privatisation drive. The board of state holding company Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) on Wednesday gave the green light for the sale to China's State Grid Corp., according to a statement. The deal Read more on this news related to 'Sell'

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