sell

sell
v
1. vend, get [s.o.] to buy or purchase, take or get money for, liquidate, exchange or trade for money, take a profit for, make a transaction on, make a deal or bargain on; transfer title to, make over to, negotiate, put up for sale, make available for a price; sell off, auction off, dispose of, get rid of, unload, dump, Brit. sell up.
2. trade in, deal in, traffic in, be in the business of; handle, carry, offer for sale, supply, furnish; peddle, vend, hawk, hustle, push, Inf. truck; solicit, run for, Sl. fence.
3. market, retail, wholesale, go for, be had for, be bought for, be found for; be in demand, be bought, go, go like hotcakes, move.
4.(all of an idea) win acceptance or approval of, get accepted or approved, get [s.t.] through, get [s.t.] across, get support or votes for, Inf. deliver on; (all of people) convince of, persuade of, bring around or round, sway, induce; talk [s.o.] into, Inf. jawbone, win [s.o.] over, get [s.o.'s] trust or confidence.
5. sell out
a. be bought up or out, be depleted, Brit. sell up.b.Informal. take a bribe, go with the money, do anything for money, prostitute oneself, sell one's soul; go over to or join the other side, betray one's cause or self, knife [s.o.] in the back.
6.Informal. swindle, defraud, cheat, fleece, bilk, pluck, flimflam, diddle, run a confidence game or trick on, run a number on, U.S. Sl. con, do [s.o.] victimize; palm [s.t.] off on, Inf. gyp, Sl. rob [s.o.] blind, Archaic. chouse out of; fool, dupe, gull, pigeon, cully, take in, get, deceive, delude; hoax, trick, Sl. horn-swoggle, humbug, cozen, hoodwink, pull the wool over [s.o.'s] eyes, throw dust into [s.o.'s] eyes.

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