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selling, present participle; sold, past participle; sells, 3rd person singular present; sold, past tense;
  1. Give or hand over (something) in exchange for money
    • - they had sold the car
    • - the family business had been sold off
    • - I was trying to sell him my butterfly collection
  2. Have a stock of (something) available for sale
    • - the store sells hi-fis, TVs, videos, and other electrical goods
  3. (of a thing) Be purchased
    • - this magazine of yours won't sell
  4. (of a publication or recording) Attain sales of (a specified number of copies)
    • - the album sold 6 million copies in the U.S
  5. Be available for sale at (a specified price)
    • - these antiques sell for about $375
  6. Sell all of one's stock of something
    • - they had nearly sold out of the initial run of 75,000 copies
  7. Be all sold
    • - it was clear that the performances would not sell out
  8. (of a product) Be purchased by a customer from a retail outlet

  9. Sell all of one's property, possessions, or assets
    • - Ernest sold up and retired
  10. Have sex in exchange for money
    • - if she was going to sell herself then it would be as well not to come too cheap
  11. Offer (something) dishonorably for money or other reward; make a matter of corrupt bargaining
    • - do not your lawyers sell all their practice, as your priests their prayers?
  12. Betray someone for one's own financial or material benefit
    • - the clansmen became tenants and the chiefs sold them out
  13. Abandon one's principles for reasons of expedience
    • - the prime minister has come under fire for selling out to the U.S
  14. Persuade someone of the merits of
    • - he sold the idea of making a film about Tchaikovsky
    • - he could get work but he just won't sell himself
  15. Be the reason for (something) being bought
    • - what sells CDs to most people is convenience
  16. Cause (someone) to become enthusiastic about
    • - I'm just not sold on the idea
  17. Trick or deceive (someone)
    • - what we want is to go out of here quiet, and talk this show up, and sell the rest of the town

  1. the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
  2. (sell) 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"
  3. (sell) the activity of persuading someone to buy; "it was a hard sell"
  4. (sell) be sold at a certain price or in a certain way; "These books sell like hot cakes"
  5. (sell) persuade somebody to accept something; "The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"
  6. (sell) deal: do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"
  7. Sales means exchange of values.
  8. Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable amount of slang, in-references, and jargon. Much of it stems from the industry's origins in the days of carnivals and circuses, and the slang itself is often referred to as "carny talk. ...
  9. SELL (Syndicat des éditeurs de logiciels de loisirs) is a French organisation that promotes the interests of video game developers. The group mainly distributes information about video game professionals to authorities and consumers. ...
  10. (Sold (album)) Sold is the debut solo album by British pop rock / soul singer Boy George, released in 1987, for Virgin Music label, including the following hit singles, "Everything I Own" (UK#1), "Keep Me In Mind" (UK#29), "To Be Reborn" (UK#13), and the title track "Sold" (UK#24).
  11. (Sold (Brendan Gullifer novel)) Sold is the debut novel by Australian writer and journalist Brendan Gullifer, published in April 2009 by Sleepers Publishing.
  12. (Sold (novel)) Sold is a novel by Patricia McCormick, published in 2006. It tells the story of a girl from Nepal named Lakshmi, who is sold into Sexual slavery in India. The novel is written in a series of short, vignette-style chapters, from the point of view of the main character.
  13. (sell) An act of selling; An easy task; To agree to transfer goods or provide services in exchange for money; To be sold; To promote a particular viewpoint; To trick, cheat, or manipulate someone; To pretend that an opponent's blows or maneuvers are causing legitimate injury; to act
  14. (Sell) A wager that the result will be less than than the lower end of the price. Also known as GO LOW.
  15. (Sell) Used in the phrase “Sell a hand” or “Selling a hand.” To sell means placing a bet that may be smaller than normal when you have a very strong hand in order to get an opponent or opponents to call or even raise so you can win additional bets.
  16. As in “sell a hand.” In a spread-limit game, this means betting less than the maximum when you have a very strong hand, hoping players will call whereas they would not have called a maximum bet.
  17. “to sell a move”, meaning to act hurt when a move has been applied.
  18. (Sell) The act of receiving an opponent’s move and making it look impressive. A good wrestler is one who not only knows how to perform moves well, but also knows how to make his opponent’s moves look good. An example of a wrestler who does not sell moves well is the Ultimate Warrior.
  19. (Sell) To transfer ownership of a security for money.
  20. (Sell) Take a short position.
  21. (Sell) to trade an asset for cash
  22. (Sell) To place an opening trade at the bid price of a spread in anticipation of the underlying market falling, commonly referred to as a “down trade”, “taking a short position” or “going short”. You can of course also sell at the bid price to close an existing long position.
  23. ("sell") includes offer for sale, expose for sale, have in possession for sale or distribute or advertise for sale;
  24. (SELL) An exchange of ideas or energy; a convincing argument; profiting from information (what is being sold offers a clue) / Self-worth; paying the price for an action; selling yourself short; letting go of something that is no longer valuable / Betrayal (selling someone down the river); ...
  25. (SELL) Includes soliciting or receiving an order for, keeping or exposing for sale, directly or indirectly delivering for value, peddling, keeping with intent to sell and trafficking in spirituous liquor. ARS 4-101(28).