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Definitions of sell:
  • noun:   the activity of persuading someone to buy
    Example: "It was a hard sell"
  • verb:   give up for a price or reward
  • verb:   exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    Example: "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"
  • verb:   be sold at a certain price or in a certain way
    Example: "These books sell like hot cakes"
  • verb:   be responsible for the sale of
  • verb:   be approved of or gain acceptance
  • verb:   persuade somebody to accept something
    Example: "The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"
  • verb:   do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood
    Example: "The brothers sell shoes"
  • verb:   deliver to an enemy by treachery
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 33333 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #3567)

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