a particular instance of selling
"he has just made his first sale"; "they had to complete the sale before the banks closed"
the general activity of selling
"they tried to boost sales"; "laws limit the sale of handguns"
sale, cut-rate sale, sales event(noun)
an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices
"they held a sale to reduce their inventory"; "I got some great bargains at their annual sale"
the state of being purchasable; offered or exhibited for selling
"you'll find vitamin C for sale at most pharmacies"; "the new line of cars will soon be on sale"
sale, sales agreement(noun)
an agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer)
"the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A bargain is strictly an agreement or contract to buy and sell, tho the word is often used to denote the entire transaction and also as a designation for the thing sold or purchased. Change and exchange are words of wider signification, applying only incidentally to the transfer of property or value; a change secures something different in any way or by any means; an exchange secures something as an equivalent or return, tho not necessarily as payment for what is given. Barter is the exchange of one commodity for another, the word being used generally with reference to portable commodities. Trade in the broad sense may apply to vast businesses (as the book-trade), but as denoting a single transaction is used chiefly in regard to things of moderate value, when it becomes nearly synonymous with barter. Sale is commonly, and with increasing strictness, limited to the transfer of property for money, or for something estimated at a money value or considered as equivalent to so much money in hand or to be paid. A deal in the political sense is a bargain, substitution, or transfer for the benefit of certain persons or parties against all others; as, the nomination was the result of a deal; in business it may have a similar meaning, but it frequently signifies simply a sale or exchange, a dealing; as, a heavy deal in stocks.
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How to use sale in a sentence?
People remember the feeling of trust, what you do today isn’t just for the sale.
If wisdom were on sale in the open market, the stupid would not even ask the price.
I think that this sale to a big Arab country will snow-ball, there are other potential clients in the Middle-East... Qatar is looking, this is not news,... we are also trying to project ourselves in Malaysia.
A purchase of Treasuries and a sale of Bunds allows for not only a potential capital gain if the spread narrows, but a yield pickup while the Rip Van Winkle investor potentially waits for a probable outcome.
On critical issues such as the sale of products that may threaten the safety or well-being of communities, corporate boards must exercise their oversight role to assure balance among customer, shareholder, and societal interests.
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- vendaCatalan, Valencian
- výprodej, prodejCzech
- Auktion, Schlussverkauf, Ausverkauf, VerkaufGerman
- έκπτωση, πώλησηGreek
- vendo, vendadoEsperanto
- rebaja, venta, liquidaciónSpanish
- alennusmyynti, huutokauppa, myyntiFinnish
- liquidation, vente, soldesFrench
- מבצע, מכירהHebrew
- árusítás, kiárusítás, akció, eladásHungarian
- liquidation, auction, venditaInterlingua
- útsala, salaIcelandic
- vendita, saldo, liquidazione, svendita, saldiItalian
- セール, 安売り, バーゲンセール, 特売, 販売Japanese
- firotin, mezat, tenzîlatKurdish
- išpardavimas, pardavimasLithuanian
- izpārdošana, ūtrupe, pārdošanaLatvian
- solden, verkoop, veilingverkoop, veiling, uitverkoopDutch
- auksjon, salgNorwegian
- sprzedaż, wyprzedażPolish
- liquidação, leilão, vendaPortuguese
- vânzare, vindereRomanian
- торг, сэйл, распродажа, сейл, продажа, аукционRussian
- продаја, распродаја, rasprodaja, prodajaSerbo-Croatian
- auktion, rea, realisation, försäljningSwedish
- vindaedje, vinteWalloon
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