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Main Entry: sell
Pronunciation: primarystresssel
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): sold /primarystresssomacrld/; sell·ing
1 : to betray a person or duty -- often used with out
2 : to exchange in return for money or something else of value <sell groceries>
3 a : to develop a belief in the truth, value, or desirability of <trying to sell a program to Congress> b : to bring around to a favorable way of thinking <tried to sell the children on reading>
4 : to achieve a sale; also : to achieve satisfactory sales <hoped that the new car would sell>
5 : to be sold or priced <these sell for a dollar apiece>
- sell·er noun
- sell short : to put too low a value on the ability, strength, or importance of

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