persuading (part of speech: verb)
selling (part of speech: verb)
supplying (part of speech: verb)
transferring (part of speech: verb)
business (part of speech: noun)
enterprise, commerce, concern, company, service, management, profession, commission, holding, establishment, industry, retailing, vocation, situation, position, corporation, job, career, station, occupation, exchange, partnership, business, posting, livelihood, interest, consortium, assignment, barter, labor, calling, activity, trade, busy work, transaction, proprietorship, practice, negotiation, firm, merchant, venture, employment, specialty, affair, market
- 1690. Did you ever know of people selling their lines to their neighbours? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
- They have a good offer for it, but it is like selling members of the family to part with these trees. - "Molly Brown's Post-Graduate Days", Nell Speed.
- If there is any one in our employ here who is selling us, why, if we give him rope enough he will hang himself, sooner or later. - "Tales of Fantasy and Fact", Brander Matthews.