the activity of persuading someone to buy
"it was a hard 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"
be sold at a certain price or in a certain way
"These books sell like hot cakes"
persuade somebody to accept something
"The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"
deal, sell, trade(verb)
do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood
"She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"
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
give up for a price or reward
"She sold her principles for a successful career"
be approved of or gain acceptance
"The new idea sold well in certain circles"
be responsible for the sale of
"All her publicity sold the products"
deliver to an enemy by treachery
"Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
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
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
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?
Buy on the rumor sell on the news.
This is not being dictated by any political agenda. It looks now like the earliest opportunity will be November, December, and I'm not going to rush it. I don't need to sell any bit of AIB before the election.
If you sell through an auction and you have a good quality product, people will be competing for your flowers which will give you a better price.
They're looking to differentiate and say we don't want to compete with everyone at the lower end, we want to sell something unique.
Yesterday's sell-up was in a vacuum. There is still a sell bias and the unrest around Syria and Russia are also weighing.
Translations for sell
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- باع, يبيعArabic
- прада́ць, прадава́цьBelarusian
- прода́м, прода́вамBulgarian
- vendreCatalan, Valencian
- prodat se, prodat, prodávat se, prodávatCzech
- vender, fingir, buscar, salir, actuar, intentar, venderseSpanish
- käydä kaupaksi, näytellä, harhauttaa, huiputtaa, myydäFinnish
- बिकना, बेचनाHindi
- elad, árul, adHungarian
- menjual, jualIndonesian
- сатпақ болу, сатуKazakh
- 장사하다, 판매하다, 팔다Korean
- сатып берүү, сатууKyrgyz
- bli solgt, selge, få solgtNorwegian
- vendre, vénderOccitan
- sprzedać, sprzedawaćPolish
- продава́ть, прода́ть, продава́ться, прода́тьсяRussian
- bèndiri, bèndhere, vèndhere, bènnere, bendiSardinian
- prodati, продати, prodavati, продаватиSerbo-Croatian
- විකුණනවාSinhala, Sinhalese
- predať, predávaťSlovak
- nasa, sälja, förråda, realisera, erbjuda, idka handel, tillhandahålla, utbjuda, krängaSwedish
- продава́ти, прода́тиUkrainian
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