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Definition of sell:

  1. A cell; a house.
  2. A saddle for a horse.
  3. A sill.
  4. A throne or lofty seat.
  5. An imposition; a cheat; a hoax.
  6. Self.
  7. To be sold; as, corn sells at a good price.
  8. To impose upon; to trick; to deceive; to make a fool of; to cheat.
  9. To make a matter of bargain and sale of; to accept a price or reward for, as for a breach of duty, trust, or the like; to betray.
  10. To practice selling commodities.
  11. To transfer to another for an equivalent; to give up for a valuable consideration; to dispose of in return for something, especially for money.


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Usage examples:

  • He wants to sell the house.

    - "Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis", Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma.
  • If it were not for mother, I'd sell up and clear out of the country."

    - "The Squire's Daughter", Silas K(itto) Hocking.
  • Look, kid, I can sell it for twenty.

    - "The Fourth R", George Oliver Smith.