|1.||[ verb ] (business) 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"
|Related terms:||buy exchange dispose foist_off move syndicate deaccession scalp realize bootleg retail auction remainder clear trust sacrifice dump undersell resell wholesale sell_short prostitute negociate sell_off commerce selling seller give|
|2.||[ verb ] (business) be sold at a certain price or in a certain way|
: "These books sell like hot cakes"
|Related terms:||be trade retail deal selling|
|3.||[ verb ] (business) do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood|
"She deals in gold" "The brothers sell shoes"
|Related terms:||transact peddle market pyramid deal push black_marketeer commerce distribute trade deal deal trader trading seller dealer transaction principal|
|4.||[ verb ] persuade somebody to accept something|
"The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"
|5.||[ verb ] give up for a price or reward|
: "She sold her principles for a successful career"
|Related terms:||surrender betray|
|6.||[ verb ] deliver to an enemy by treachery|
"Judas sold Jesus" "The spy betrayed his country"
|Related terms:||deceive double_cross|
|7.||[ verb ] be approved of or gain acceptance|
"The new idea sold well in certain circles"
|8.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3567|
|9.||[ verb ] be responsible for the sale of|
"All her publicity sold the products"
|10.||[ noun ] (business) the activity of persuading someone to buy|
"it was a hard sell"