Synonyms of sell


1. sell, sale

usage: the activity of persuading someone to buy; "it was a hard sell"


1. sell, exchange, change, interchange

usage: 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"

2. sell, be

usage: be sold at a certain price or in a certain way; "These books sell like hot cakes"

3. sell, persuade

usage: persuade somebody to accept something; "The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"

4. deal, sell, trade, transact

usage: do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"

5. sell, surrender, cede, deliver, give up

usage: give up for a price or reward; "She sold her principles for a successful career"

6. sell, be

usage: be approved of or gain acceptance; "The new idea sold well in certain circles"

7. sell, be

usage: be responsible for the sale of; "All her publicity sold the products"

8. betray, sell, deceive, lead on, delude, cozen

usage: deliver to an enemy by treachery; "Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country"

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Definition and meaning of sell (Dictionary)