Verb: sell (sold) sel
Noun: sell sel
- 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";
- flog [Brit]
- Be sold at a certain price or in a certain way
"These books sell like hot cakes"
- Persuade somebody to accept something
"The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"
- Do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood
"The brothers sell shoes";
- deal, trade
- Give up for a price or reward
"She sold her principles for a successful career"
- Be approved of or gain acceptance
"The new idea sold well in certain circles"
- Be responsible for the sale of
"All her publicity sold the products"
- Deliver to an enemy by treachery
"Judas sold Jesus";
- The activity of persuading someone to buy
"it was a hard sell"
- [Brit] A feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized
- disappointment, letdown
Sounds like: cell
Derived forms: sells, selling, sold
Type of: be, cede, change, cozen, deceive, deliver, delude, dissatisfaction, exchange, give up, interchange, lead on, persuade, sale, surrender, transact
Encyclopedia: Sell, West Virginia