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sell

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

sell

verb auction, barter, bring to market, deal in, dispose of for profit, divendere, drive a trade, effect a sale, exchange, furnish, give title to, handle, hawk, 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
See also: deal, handle, liquidate, persuade, trade, vend
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Sartain, and that's the very reason he can't sell it, I guess.
I've seen 'em as would pull a woman's child out of her arms, and set him up to sell, and she screechin' like mad all the time;--very bad policy--damages the article--makes
Very good," said the master, putting up his watch, "I will sell you here though you don't deserve it.
They'll loudly talk of Christ's reward, And bind his image with a cord, And scold, and swing the lash abhorred, And sell their brother in the Lord To handcuffed heavenly union.
I pardon you on her intercession, and on the conditions that you take the beautiful Persian for your wife, and not your slave, that you never sell her, nor put her away.
Besides--the candles which they sell behave very strangely in warm weather.
I am but a simple butcher, and to Nottingham am I going, my flesh to sell.
Then give me a letter to him, and tell him to sell out without an instant's delay, perhaps even now I shall arrive too late.
But you do not intend to sell your diamonds, I suppose, madame?
We're all struggling and trying to get on and having hard luck, and instead of doing what I can to help, I go and t-t-taunt him with not being able to sell his pictures
It was not fair to ask him to sell out when everything was at its worst, and the little he had he felt that his duty to himself made it necessary for him to keep in case of illness.
I go to the market at Nottingham Town to sell my beef and my mutton," answered the Butcher.