Noun: selling se-ling
Verb: sell (sold) sel
- The exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
"buying and selling fill their days";
- merchandising, marketing
- 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";
Derived forms: sellings
Type of: be, cede, change, commerce, commercialism, cozen, deceive, deliver, delude, exchange, give up, interchange, lead on, mercantilism, persuade, surrender, transact
Part of: marketing
Encyclopedia: Selling, Kent Sell, West Virginia