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Noun: sale  seyl
  1. A particular instance of selling
    "he has just made his first sale"; "they had to complete the sale before the banks closed"
     
  2. The general activity of selling
    "they tried to boost sales"; "laws limit the sale of handguns"
     
  3. An occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices
    "I got some great bargains at their annual sale"; "they held a sale to reduce their inventory";
    - cut-rate sale, sales event
     
  4. The state of being purchasable; offered or exhibited for selling
    "you'll find vitamin C for sale at most pharmacies"; "the new line of cars will soon be on sale"
     
  5. An agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer)
    "the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office";
    - sales agreement

Sounds like: sack, sac

Derived forms: sales

Type of: agreement, marketing, merchandising, merchantability, occasion, selling, understanding

Encyclopedia: Sale, Piedmont