sell
sell vb sold, sell·ing
vt
1: to transfer ownership of by sale compare barter, convey, give
2: to offer for sale
vi: to dispose of something by sale: make a sale compare donate
sell·er n
sell short: to sell something one does not own: make a short sale

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

sell
I verb auction, barter, bring to market, deal in, dispense, dispose of for profit, divendere, drive a trade, effect a sale, exchange, furnish, give title to, handle, hawk, huckster, make a sale, market, merchandise, offer for sale, peddle, provide, put on sale, put up for sale, trade in, traffic in, transfer for a consideration, vend, vendere II index deal, handle (trade), liquidate (convert into cash), persuade, trade, vend

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


sell
v.
To give someone property in exchange for money; to be in the business of selling something.
n.
sale

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


sell
To transfer possession and ownership of goods or other property for money or something of equivalent value.
Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

sell
v.
   to transfer possession and ownership of goods or other property for money or something of equivalent value.
   See also: sale

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • sell — W1S1 [sel] v past tense and past participle sold [səuld US sould] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(give something for money)¦ 2¦(make something available)¦ 3¦(make somebody want something)¦ 4¦(be bought)¦ 5 sell like hot cakes 6¦(idea/plan)¦ 7 sell yourself 8 sell… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sell — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Brian Sell (* 1978), US amerikanischer Leichtathlet Christian Sell (1831–1883), deutscher Maler Colin Sell (* 1948), britischer Pianist Eric Sell (* 1983), namibischer Musiker Friedrich L. Sell (* 1954),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sell — [sel] vt. sold, selling [ME sellen < OE sellan, to give, offer, akin to Goth saljan, to offer (sacrifice): caus. formation in sense “to cause to take” < IE base * sel , to take, grasp > SALE, Gr helein, to take] 1. to give up, deliver,… …   English World dictionary

  • sell — ► VERB (past and past part. sold) 1) hand over in exchange for money. 2) deal in (goods or property). 3) (of goods) attain sales. 4) (sell out) sell all of one s stock of something. 5) (sell up) sell all of one s proper …   English terms dictionary

  • sell — O.E. sellan to give, from P.Gmc. *saljanan (Cf. O.N. selja to hand over, deliver, sell; O.Fris. sella, O.H.G. sellen to give, hand over, sell; Goth. saljan to offer a sacrifice ), perhaps a causative form of the root of O.E. sala sale. One of the …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sell — (s[e^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sold} (s[=o]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Selling}.] [OE. sellen, sillen, AS. sellan, syllan, to give, to deliver; akin to OS. sellian, OFries. sella, OHG. sellen, Icel. selja to hand over, to sell, Sw. s[ a]lja to sell,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sell — (s[e^]l), v. i. 1. To practice selling commodities. [1913 Webster] I will buy with you, sell with you; . . . but I will not eat with you. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To be sold; as, corn sells at a good price. [1913 Webster] {To sell out}, to sell… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sell — [v1] exchange an object for money advertise, auction, bargain, barter, be in business*, boost, clinch the deal, close, close the deal, contract, deal in, dispose, drum, dump, exchange, handle, hawk, hustle, market, merchandise, move, peddle,… …   New thesaurus

  • Sell — can refer to: *A verb relating to sales *Sell (professional wrestling) *One of several people named Edward Sell *Mary Elizabeth Sell, New York City Ballet dancer …   Wikipedia

  • Sell — (s[e^]l), n. Self. [Obs. or Scot.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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