Meaningn : the activity of persuading someone to buy; "it was a hard
v 1: 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" [ant: buy]
2: be sold at a certain price or in a certain way; "These books
sell like hot cakes"
3: do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She
deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes" [syn: deal, trade]
4: persuade somebody to accept something; "The French try to
sell us their image as great lovers"
5: give up for a price or reward; "She sold her principles for
a successful career"
6: deliver to an enemy by treachery; "Judas sold Jesus"; "The
spy betrayed his country" [syn: betray]
7: be approved of or gain acceptance; "The new idea sold well
in certain circles"
8: be responsible for the sale of; "All her publicity sold the