• Pronunciation of sell: S EH1 L (sɛl)

  • Number of syllables of sell: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of sell

  • Definition of sell

    • (n): the activity of persuading someone to buy; "it was a hard sell"  
    • (v): persuade somebody to accept something; "The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"  
    • (v): give up for a price or reward; "She sold her principles for a successful career"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): do business; offer for sale as for one''s livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"  
    • (v): deliver to an enemy by treachery; "Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country"  
    • (v): be sold at a certain price or in a certain way; "These books sell like hot cakes"  
    • (v): be responsible for the sale of; "All her publicity sold the products"  
    • (v): be approved of or gain acceptance; "The new idea sold well in certain circles"  
  • Examples of sell

    • They might sell the same company when the price was agreeable.  
    • The buyer has the right to sell the stock at strike price.  
    • The bank has no incentive to sell the assets at the 30 cent price.  
    • Malvinder Singh also said that this was a strategical deal and not a sell out.  
    • They sell vendibles to people.  
    • The store did not even sell the earplugs.  
    • What kinds of wares do they sell  
    • I had to sell all the stock.  
    • Does the marketing sell the movie  
    • He is willing to sell the bomb.  

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