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Sell Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the activity of persuading someone to buy; "it was a hard sell"
  • persuade somebody to accept something; "The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"
  • give up for a price or reward; "She sold her principles for a successful career"
  • 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"
  • do business; offer for sale as for one''s livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"
  • deliver to an enemy by treachery; "Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country"
  • be sold at a certain price or in a certain way; "These books sell like hot cakes"
  • be responsible for the sale of; "All her publicity sold the products"
  • be approved of or gain acceptance; "The new idea sold well in certain circles"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the activity of persuading someone to buy; "it was a hard sell"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Sell'


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'Sell' example sentence in quotations


* 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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Sell Sample Sentences in News


  • Buy Side Vs. Sell Side Analysts
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  • Break Of Long-Term Trend Line Is Sell Signal For Winning Stocks
    It's understandably hard to sell a stock that has enjoyed a long and steady climb. Yet it's important to know when to sell, especially since growth stocks can fall fast and hard without a lot of warning. ... Read more on this news related to 'Sell'
  • Siemens to sell stake in household appliances JV for 3 billion euro
    (Reuters) - Industrial conglomerate Siemens AG said it would sell its 50 percent stake in household appliances joint venture Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH (BSH) to Robert Bosch GmbH for 3 billion euros ($3.85 billion). Siemens and Bosch said in an emailed statement that BSH would pay them an additional distribution of 250 million euros before the deal complet Read more on this news related to 'Sell'

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