Synonyms for (noun) sell

Synonyms: sell

Definition: the activity of persuading someone to buy

Usage: it was a hard sell

Similar words: sale

Definition: the general activity of selling

Usage: they tried to boost sales; laws limit the sale of handguns

Synonyms for (verb) sell

Synonyms: sell

Definition: persuade somebody to accept something

Usage: The French try to sell us their image as great lovers

Similar words: persuade

Definition: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm

Usage: You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!


Synonyms: sell

Definition: give up for a price or reward

Usage: She sold her principles for a successful career

Similar words: cede, give up, surrender, deliver

Definition: relinquish possession or control over

Usage: The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in


Synonyms: sell

Definition: exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent

Usage: He sold his house in January; She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

Similar words: change, interchange, exchange

Definition: give to, and receive from, one another

Usage: Would you change places with me?; We have been exchanging letters for a year


Synonyms: trade, sell, deal

Definition: do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood

Usage: She deals in gold; The brothers sell shoes

Similar words: transact

Definition: conduct business

Usage: transact with foreign governments


Synonyms: sell, betray

Definition: deliver to an enemy by treachery

Usage: Judas sold Jesus; The spy betrayed his country

Similar words: cozen, deceive, delude, lead on

Definition: be false to; be dishonest with


Synonyms: sell

Definition: be sold at a certain price or in a certain way

Usage: These books sell like hot cakes

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: sell

Definition: be responsible for the sale of

Usage: All her publicity sold the products

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: sell

Definition: be approved of or gain acceptance

Usage: The new idea sold well in certain circles

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer