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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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She later met a man called Prabhas who advised her to sell off her daughters
David Bloom, a London-based analyst with HSBC Holdings said, 'If the US is downgraded, the dollar might sell off at the margins, but there isn't going to be a slam-dunk, cataclysmic sell off that is suddenly going to make everyone hate the dollar and love the euro.
We had some very definite goals when we started Sell Off Auctions," Josh, a company spokesman said.
The bill shields state and local government pension funds from lawsuits if they sell off investments in foreign firms that have $20 million or more invested in Iranian oil and natural gas operations, or have provided equipment for the export of oil or natural gas from Iran.
Summary: The Prime Minister's plans to sell off Au16 billion pounds worth of assets has been branded a national car boot sale.
The government will also sell off surplus real estate as market conditions improve.
Byron Davies agreed to reconsider his decision to sell off 2.
North Warwickshire Borough Council plans to sell off the Park Street site to developers to enable a supermarket to be built, but protesters claim it will be the death knell for the historic market town.
According to a Bloomberg report, government trader Liu Qibing made unauthorized short position trades that ultimately resulted in the government needing to sell off the copper tonnage to generate cash to cover the transactions.
Residents can thank the Helium Privatization Act of 1996, which authorized the government to sell off its long-derided stockpile of the gas.
In order to remove competition concerns, the parties have offered: as regards calcitonins, to sell off Hexal's product Calcihexal in Poland; as regards topical anti-rheumatics to sell off Hexal's product Diclac in Germany; and as regards anti-gout preparations, to sell off Hexal's Apurin business in Denmark.
TONY Blair is backing plans to sell off two million housing association homes to their tenants.