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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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"When you sell short, your potential loss is infinite," says Guy.
However, in the financial community, to "sell short" is to bet that a particular stock is overvalued and that its price will decline.
The authorities should not allow these shops to sell shorts which are that short and it will stop the people from buying them.