Definition of Sell


  • the activity of persuading someone to buy
    "it was a hard sell"


  • deliver to an enemy by treachery
    "Judas sold Jesus"
    "The spy betrayed his country"
  • be responsible for the sale of
    "All her publicity sold the products"
  • be approved of or gain acceptance
    "The new idea sold well in certain circles"
  • give up for a price or reward
    "She sold her principles for a successful career"
  • do business
    offer for sale as for one's livelihood
    "She deals in gold"
    "The brothers sell shoes"
  • persuade somebody to accept something
    "The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"
  • be sold at a certain price or in a certain way
    "These books sell like hot cakes"
  • 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble sell

8 unscramble word found using the letters sell.

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