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Synonyms 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"

    Synonyms:
    deal, trade, betray

    Antonyms:
    purchase, buy

  3. sell(verb)

    be sold at a certain price or in a certain way

    "These books sell like hot cakes"

    Synonyms:
    deal, trade, betray

    Antonyms:
    buy, purchase

  4. sell(verb)

    persuade somebody to accept something

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

    Synonyms:
    deal, trade, betray

    Antonyms:
    purchase, buy

  5. deal, sell, trade(verb)

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

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

    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

    Antonyms:
    buy, purchase

  6. sell(verb)

    give up for a price or reward

    "She sold her principles for a successful career"

    Synonyms:
    deal, trade, betray

    Antonyms:
    buy, purchase

  7. sell(verb)

    be approved of or gain acceptance

    "The new idea sold well in certain circles"

    Synonyms:
    deal, trade, betray

    Antonyms:
    buy, purchase

  8. sell(verb)

    be responsible for the sale of

    "All her publicity sold the products"

    Synonyms:
    deal, trade, betray

    Antonyms:
    purchase, buy

  9. betray, sell(verb)

    deliver to an enemy by treachery

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

    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

    Antonyms:
    purchase, buy

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.

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

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

    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

    Synonyms:
    vend, retail, hawk, dispose of

    Antonyms:
    give, bestow, present

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sell":

    selling, sale, sold, seii, sales, sells, resell, dispose

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

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How to use sell in a sentence?

  1. Kristi Bighley:

    The worst was probably the one that called him an idiot and said he couldn’t sell those hearing aids, obviously that person didn’t put himself in Gilbert’s shoes.

  2. Robert Wibbelsman:

    The problem with the person who thinks he's a long-term investor and impervious to short-term gyrations is that the emotion of fear and pain will eventually make him sell badly.

  3. Steve Galster:

    We know that some zoos and a lot of wildlife operators supply animals into the black market, they breed the animals, have some there to make money from tourists, and sell the extra ones.

  4. James Abate:

    The markets are re-dialing from the sell-off, and I would say it is doing so more on the absence of any incremental bad news from the New York Fed, i think on technology a lot of that was driven by the positive news that came out of Applied Materials, which is essentially being a spark for the rally.

  5. Stephen Qi Jun:

    You can use a (smart) card at the gas station to buy gasoline, or if you think that the value will increase in the future, you can keep the volume and sell it in the future if prices rise, it's exactly like an investment.

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