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Antonyms for sell
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sell(verb)

    the activity of persuading someone to buy

    "it was a hard sell"

    Antonyms:
    purchase, buy

  2. sell(verb)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    purchase, buy

    Synonyms:
    deal, trade, betray

  3. sell(verb)

    be sold at a certain price or in a certain way

    "These books sell like hot cakes"

    Antonyms:
    buy, purchase

    Synonyms:
    deal, trade, betray

  4. sell(verb)

    persuade somebody to accept something

    "The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"

    Antonyms:
    purchase, buy

    Synonyms:
    deal, trade, betray

  5. deal, sell, trade(verb)

    do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood

    "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"

    Antonyms:
    buy, purchase

    Synonyms:
    betray, shell out, swop, plow, carry on, lot, swap, apportion, dish out, deal out, allot, care, portion out, consider, take, treat, share, trade in, dispense, dole out, divvy up, grapple, switch, deal, parcel out, trade, manage, merchandise, contend, administer, address, make out, mete out, distribute, handle, conduct, cover, cope, make do, get by, look at

  6. sell(verb)

    give up for a price or reward

    "She sold her principles for a successful career"

    Antonyms:
    buy, purchase

    Synonyms:
    deal, trade, betray

  7. sell(verb)

    be approved of or gain acceptance

    "The new idea sold well in certain circles"

    Antonyms:
    buy, purchase

    Synonyms:
    deal, trade, betray

  8. sell(verb)

    be responsible for the sale of

    "All her publicity sold the products"

    Antonyms:
    purchase, buy

    Synonyms:
    deal, trade, betray

  9. betray, sell(verb)

    deliver to an enemy by treachery

    "Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country"

    Antonyms:
    purchase, buy

    Synonyms:
    cuckold, cheat on, bewray, deceive, give away, shit, stag, lead astray, trade, shop, betray, cheat, wander, rat, snitch, denounce, tell on, grass, fail, deal

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sell

    Convey, transmit, and transport all imply delivery at a destination; as, I will convey the information to your friend; air conveys sound (to a listener); carry does not necessarily imply delivery, and often does not admit of it. A man carries an appearance, conveys an impression, the appearance remaining his own, the impression being given to another; I will transmit the letter; transport the goods. A horse carries his mane and tail, but does not convey them. Transfer may or may not imply delivery to another person; as, items may be transferred from one account to another or a word transferred to the following line. In law, real estate, which can not be moved, is conveyed by simply transferring title and possession. Transport usually refers to material, transfer, transmit, and convey may refer to immaterial objects; we transfer possession, transmit intelligence, convey ideas, but do not transport them. In the case of convey the figurative sense now predominates. Compare CARRY.

    Antonyms:
    cling to, hold, keep, possess, preserve, retain

    Synonyms:
    carry, change, change, convey, give, move, remove, shift, transfer, transmit, transport

    Preposition:
    Convey to a friend, a purchaser, etc.; convey from the house to the station; convey by express, by hand, etc.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sell

    Antonyms:
    give, bestow, present

    Synonyms:
    vend, retail, hawk, dispose of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sell(n)

    Synonyms:
    (Slang) imposition, cheat, hoax, deception, trick, fraud

  2. sell(v)

    Synonyms:
    vend, barter, exchange, betray, (Slang) deceive, impose upon, cheat

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. SELL

    Synonyms:
    selectin L, TQ1, LAM1, CD62 antigen-like family member L, LNHR, gp90-MEL, LYAM1, Leu-8, CD62L, Lyam-1, LSEL, hLHRc, PLNHR, L-selectin, lymphocyte adhesion molecule 1, LEU8, LAM-1, OTTHUMP00000032696, Leukocyte surface antigen Leu-8, pln homing receptor, Leukocyte-endothelial cell adhesion molecule 1, CD62L antigen, Lymph node homing receptor, Leukocyte adhesion molecule 1, LECAM1

How to use sell in a sentence?

  1. Louis Solomon:

    We have cultural and religious oversight. We have never shirked cultural and ritual oversight, they decided to sell the rimonim - the crown jewel, the birthright - with no regard for the fact that they are sacred ritual objects ... We don't sell our ritual objects. We never sell our ritual objects.

  2. Heather Holmen:

    It is at the discretion of privately licensed Alberta retailers to work in consultation with CannTrust and Health Canada to determine whether they will continue to sell existing inventory, should they have affected products, as Health Canada has not issued a recall at this point, AGLC will continue to monitor the situation and respond accordingly once Health Canada releases their findings.

  3. Wan Yusof:

    We haven't come up with proper study, so we are afraid if we sell in another country, it might go against their (medical) rules and regulations.

  4. Josh Hawley:

    I said to him, 'Prove that you're serious about data. Sell WhatsApp. And sell Instagram,' safe to say he was not receptive to those suggestions.

  5. Nicholas Colas:

    Most managers get paid on earnings growth. If they anticipate bonuses will be slower, they will sell stock to make up the gap, it's one more sign that managements know this will be a tough year for growing earnings.

How to pronounce sell?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say sell in sign language?

  1. sell

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#555give
#564sell
#656keep
#805present
#952purchase
#1275hold
#6750preserve
#6857retain
#9542possess
#43455bestow

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