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      vb   , sells, selling, sold  
1    to dispose of or transfer or be disposed of or transferred to a purchaser in exchange for money or other consideration; put or be on sale  
2    to deal in (objects, property, etc.)  
he sells used cars for a living     
3    tr   to give up or surrender for a price or reward  
to sell one's honour     
4    to promote or facilitate the sale of (objects, property, etc.)  
publicity sells many products     
5    to induce or gain acceptance of  
to sell an idea     
6    intr   to be in demand on the market  
these dresses sell well in the spring     
7    tr  
Informal   to deceive or cheat  
8    tr; foll by: on   to persuade to accept or approve (of)  
to sell a buyer on a purchase     
9    sell down the river  
Informal   to betray  
10    sell oneself  
a    to convince someone else of one's potential or worth  
b    to give up one's moral or spiritual standards, etc.  
11    sell short  
a    Informal   to disparage or belittle  
b      (Finance)   to sell securities or goods without owning them in anticipation of buying them before delivery at a lower price  
12    the act or an instance of selling  
   Compare       hard sell       soft sell  
13    Informal  
a    a trick, hoax, or deception  
b      (Irish)   a great disappointment  
the service in the hotel was a sell        (See also)        sell off       sell out       sell up  
     (Old English sellan to lend, deliver; related to Old Norse selja to sell, Gothic saljan to offer sacrifice, Old High German sellen to sell, Latin consilium advice)  
  sellable      adj  

hard sell  
      n   an aggressive insistent technique of selling or advertising  
   Compare       soft sell  
sell-by date  
1    a date printed on the packaging of perishable goods, indicating the date after which the goods should not be offered for sale  
2    past one's sell-by date  
Informal   beyond one's prime  
sell off  
      vb   tr, adv   to sell (remaining or unprofitable items), esp. at low prices  
sell out  
      vb   adv  
1      (Also (chiefly Brit.))    sell up   to dispose of (supplies of something) completely by selling  
2    tr  
Informal   to betray, esp. through a secret agreement  
3    intr  
Informal   to abandon one's principles, standards, etc.  
his best friends were accusing him of selling out     
4    Informal   a performance for which all tickets are sold  
5    a commercial success  
6    Informal   a betrayal  
1    (of prerecorded video cassettes) sold without first being available for hire only  
2    the sale of prerecorded video cassettes in this way  
sell up  
      vb   adv     (Chiefly Brit)  
1    tr   to sell all (the possessions or assets) of (a bankrupt debtor) in order to discharge his debts as far as possible  
2    intr   to sell a business  
soft sell  
      n   a method of selling based on indirect suggestion or inducement  
   Compare       hard sell  
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1    barter, dispose of, exchange, put up for sale, trade  
2    be in the business of, deal in, handle, hawk, market, merchandise, peddle, retail, stock, trade in, traffic in, vend  
3    gain acceptance for, promote, put across  
4      (informal, with)      on   convert to, convince of, get (someone) hooked on, persuade of, talk (someone) into, win (someone) over to  
5    betray, deliver up, give up, sell down the river     (informal)   sell out     (informal)   surrender  
1 & 2    acquire, get, invest in, obtain, pay for, procure, purchase, shop for  

sell out  
1    be out of stock of, dispose of, get rid of, run out of, sell up  
2      (informal)   betray, break faith with, double-cross     (informal)   fail, give away, play false, rat on     (informal)   sell down the river     (informal)   stab in the back  

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sell out, sell up, sell up, sell off

he could sell sand to an arab exp.
he is a very good seller

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1:to utter taunting words 2:to deride or tease with taunting words 'The Gridiron Show group joked with and gibed at those in the Memphis power structure, politicians mostly. Rarely did anyone get their feelings hurt by the skits in the shows…." — Toby Sells, Memphis Magazine, December 2014
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