- The activity of persuading someone to buy.
- usage: "it was a hard sell"
- Exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent.
- usage: "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.
- usage: "These books sell like hot cakes"
- Persuade somebody to accept something.
- usage: "The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"
- Do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood.
- usage: "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"
- Give up for a price or reward.
- usage: "She sold her principles for a successful career"
- Be approved of or gain acceptance.
- usage: "The new idea sold well in certain circles"
- Be responsible for the sale of.
- usage: "All her publicity sold the products"
- Deliver to an enemy by treachery.
- usage: "Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country"
- synonyms: betray
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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