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sell

sell

 
 
pronunciation:
sel
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part of speech: verb
inflections: sells, selling, sold
definition 1: to exchange with another for money.
Robert decided to sell his baseball cards.
similar words:
exchange, trade
definition 2: to offer for sale.
I think I'm ready to sell my car and buy a new one.
synonyms:
carry, market, vend
similar words:
auction, furnish, handle, hawk, hustle, negotiate, peddle, push, supply, trade, unload
definition 3: to cause or influence to buy.
The jeweler sold him on the diamond pin.
synonyms:
talk into
similar words:
convince, persuade, sway
definition 4: to be part of selling anything.
In the Tiptop Trading Company, one department buys and another department sells.
similar words:
deal, hawk, peddle, trade, traffic
definition 5: to have a particular price (usually followed by "for").
That T-shirt sells for twelve dollars.
synonyms:
cost
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Are you looking for the word cell? Sell and cell sound alike but have different meanings.
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  • seller:
    a person who sells something.
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