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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money;
[syn: selling, merchandising, marketing]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sell \Sell\ (s[e^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sold (s[=o]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Selling.] [OE. sellen, sillen, AS. sellan, syllan, to give, to deliver; akin to OS. sellian, OFries. sella, OHG. sellen, Icel. selja to hand over, to sell, Sw. s[aum]lja to sell, Dan. s[ae]lge, Goth. saljan to offer a sacrifice; all from a noun akin to E. sale. Cf. Sale.] 1. To transfer to another for an equivalent; to give up for a valuable consideration; to dispose of in return for something, especially for money. It is the correlative of buy. [1913 Webster] If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor. --Matt. xix. 21. [1913 Webster] I am changed; I'll go sell all my land. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: Sell is corellative to buy, as one party buys what the other sells. It is distinguished usually from exchange or barter, in which one commodity is given for another; whereas in selling the consideration is usually money, or its representative in current notes. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a matter of bargain and sale of; to accept a price or reward for, as for a breach of duty, trust, or the like; to betray. [1913 Webster] You would have sold your king to slaughter. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To impose upon; to trick; to deceive; to make a fool of; to cheat. [Slang] --Dickens. [1913 Webster] To sell one's life dearly, to cause much loss to those who take one's life, as by killing a number of one's assailants. To sell (anything) out, to dispose of it wholly or entirely; as, he had sold out his corn, or his interest in a business. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

selling n 1: the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money [syn: selling, merchandising, marketing]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

80 Moby Thesaurus words for "selling": accouterment, allurement, armament, blandishment, cajolement, cajolery, catering, chandlery, coaxing, conning, consumer preference study, consumer research, consumer survey, direct-mail selling, endowment, engagement, enlistment, equipment, exhortation, finding, fitting out, furnishing, furnishment, hard sell, hawking, high-pressure salesmanship, hortation, huckstering, inducement, investment, jawboning, jobbing, lobbying, logistics, low-pressure salesmanship, mail-order selling, market, market research, marketing, marketing research, merchandising, outfitting, peddling, persuasion, preaching, preachment, preparation, procurement, promotion, providing, provision, provisioning, purveyance, reinforcement, replenishment, resupply, retail, retailing, sales, sales campaign, sales promotion, sales talk, salesmanship, sellout, snow job, soft sell, soft soap, solicitation, suasion, subsidization, subsidy, subvention, supply, supplying, sweet talk, victualing, wheedling, wholesale, wholesaling, working on