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Definitions of sale

  1. Opportunity of selling; demand; market. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Public disposal to the highest bidder, or exposure of goods in market; auction. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. a particular instance of selling; "he has just made his first sale"; "they had to complete the sale before the banks closed" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the general activity of selling; "they tried to boost sales"; "laws limit the sale of handguns" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. an agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer); "the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. See 1st Sallow. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The act of selling; exchange of goods for an agreed price; chance to dispose of goods or demand for them; as, a ready sale for meat; auction. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Act of selling: the exchange of anything for money: power or opportunity of selling: demand: public showing of goods to sell: auction. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Act of selling; power of selling. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. The act of selling; opportunity of selling; market. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. The act of selling; the exchange of a commodity for money of equivalent value; market; auction. See Sell. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. The exchange of any sort of goods for money, or equivalent value; an auction. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for sale

  1. He lost no time in taking the horse to the fair, and offered it for sale and among those who saw it was the Tsar himself. – Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Anonymous
  2. " He's not for sale answered Warrington. – Parrot & Co. by Harold MacGrath
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