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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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Sylvas says that you'll have to keep 50% margin in your account in most cases: if you sell short $20,000 worth of stock, for example, you'll have to keep $10,000 worth of cash or other securities in your account.