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Vend vs. Sell

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Vendverb

To hawk or to peddle merchandise.

Sellverb

To transfer goods or provide services in exchange for money.

‘I'll sell you all three for a hundred dollars.’; ‘Sorry, I'm not prepared to sell.’;

Vendverb

To sell wares through a vending machine.

Sellverb

(ergative) To be sold.

‘This old stock will never sell.’; ‘The corn sold for a good price.’;

Vendnoun

The act of vending or selling; a sale.

Sellverb

To promote a product or service.

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Vendnoun

The total sales of coal from a colliery.

Sellverb

To promote a particular viewpoint.

‘My boss is very old-fashioned and I'm having a lot of trouble selling the idea of working at home occasionally.’;

Vendnoun

The letter Ꝩ/ꝩ, used in Old Norse, related to the rune wynn (ᚹ, whence also Latin-script Ƿ/ƿ) but with the bowl open at the top, like a y.

Sellverb

To betray for money.

Vendverb

To transfer to another person for a pecuniary equivalent; to make an object of trade; to dispose of by sale; to sell; as, to vend goods; to vend vegetables.

Sellverb

(slang) To trick, cheat, or manipulate someone.

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Vendnoun

The act of vending or selling; a sale.

Sellverb

To pretend that an opponent's blows or maneuvers are causing legitimate injury; to act.

Vendnoun

The total sales of coal from a colliery.

Sellnoun

An act of selling.

‘This is going to be a tough sell.’;

Vendverb

sell or offer for sale from place to place

Sellnoun

An easy task.

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Sellnoun

An imposition, a cheat; a hoax; a disappointment; anything occasioning a loss of pride or dignity.

Sellnoun

(obsolete) A seat or stool.

Sellnoun

(archaic) A saddle.

Sellnoun

A rope (usually for tying up cattle, but can also mean any sort of rope).

‘He picked up the sell from the straw-strewn barn-floor, snelly sneaked up behind her and sleekly slung it around her swire while scryingː "dee, dee ye fooking quhoreǃ".’;

Sellnoun

Self.

Sellnoun

A sill.

Sellnoun

A cell; a house.

Sellnoun

A saddle for a horse.

‘He left his lofty steed with golden self.’;

Sellnoun

A throne or lofty seat.

Sellnoun

An imposition; a cheat; a hoax.

Sellverb

To transfer to another for an equivalent; to give up for a valuable consideration; to dispose of in return for something, especially for money. It is the correlative of buy.

‘If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor.’; ‘I am changed; I'll go sell all my land.’;

Sellverb

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.

‘You would have sold your king to slaughter.’;

Sellverb

To impose upon; to trick; to deceive; to make a fool of; to cheat.

Sellverb

To practice selling commodities.

‘I will buy with you, sell with you; . . . but I will not eat with you.’;

Sellverb

To be sold; as, corn sells at a good price.

Sellnoun

the activity of persuading someone to buy;

‘it was a hard sell’;

Sellverb

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’;

Sellverb

be sold at a certain price or in a certain way;

‘These books sell like hot cakes’;

Sellverb

do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood;

‘She deals in gold’; ‘The brothers sell shoes’;

Sellverb

persuade somebody to accept something;

‘The French try to sell us their image as great lovers’;

Sellverb

give up for a price or reward;

‘She sold her principles for a successful career’;

Sellverb

deliver to an enemy by treachery;

‘Judas sold Jesus’; ‘The spy betrayed his country’;

Sellverb

be approved of or gain acceptance;

‘The new idea sold well in certain circles’;

Sellverb

be responsible for the sale of;

‘All her publicity sold the products’;

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