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Definition of sell

sell

verb - ambitransitive

  • to convince.
    I sold my boss on letting me work from home once a week.
    You totally sold that lie.

    Last edited on Dec 22 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

  • to promote a viewpoint.

    Last edited on Dec 22 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

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Definitions include: to lie or tell someone something very good knowing it isn't true.
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Definitions include: to sacrifice one's integrity for personal gain.
Definitions include: to exit a previous arrangement, change one's mind, change one's usual behavior, etc.
Definitions include: to vomit.
Definitions include: to not tell the truth.

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