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    sell - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sell

    Definition
    (noun) the activity of persuading someone to buy
    Example Sentence
    • it was a hard sell
    Definition
    (verb) exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    Example Sentence
    • He sold his house in January
    • She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit
    Definition
    (verb) be sold at a certain price or in a certain way
    Example Sentence
    • These books sell like hot cakes
    Definition
    (verb) persuade somebody to accept something
    Example Sentence
    • The French try to sell us their image as great lovers
    Definition
    (verb) do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood
    Synonyms : deal , trade
    Example Sentence
    • She deals in gold
    • The brothers sell shoes
    Definition
    (verb) give up for a price or reward
    Example Sentence
    • She sold her principles for a successful career
    Definition
    (verb) be approved of or gain acceptance
    Example Sentence
    • The new idea sold well in certain circles
    Definition
    (verb) be responsible for the sale of
    Example Sentence
    • All her publicity sold the products
    Definition
    (verb) deliver to an enemy by treachery
    Synonyms : betray
    Example Sentence
    • Judas sold Jesus
    • The spy betrayed his country
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