Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Sell

1 September 2020 The Guardian Quick

We have 19 answers for the crossword clue Sell. We last saw the 'Sell' clue in The Guardian Quick on Thursday, 20 August 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • The activity of persuading someone to buy; "it was a hard sell"
  • Be sold at a certain price or in a certain way; "These books sell like hot cakes"
  • Be approved of or gain acceptance; "The new idea sold well in certain circles"
  • Persuade somebody to accept something; "The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"
  • Give up for a price or reward; "She sold her principles for a successful career"
  • Be responsible for the sale of; "All her publicity sold the products"
  • Exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; "He sold his house in January"; "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"
  • Do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"
  • Deliver to an enemy by treachery; "Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

PLY

One of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination; "three-ply cord"; "four-ply yarn"

4 Letters

DEAL

The act of apportioning or distributing something; "the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions"

DUMP

A place where supplies can be stored; "an ammunition dump"

FLOG

Beat with a cane

HAWK

Diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail

VEND

Sell or offer for sale from place to place

5 Letters

PITCH

The action or manner of throwing something; "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"

TRADE

The skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"

6 Letters

BETRAY

Reveal unintentionally; "Her smile betrayed her true feelings"

MARKET

The world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold; "without competition there would be no market"; "they were driven from the marketplace"

PEDDLE

Sell or offer for sale from place to place

PURVEY

Supply with provisions

RETAIL

The selling of goods to consumers; usually in small quantities and not for resale

UNLOAD

Leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"

7 Letters

AUCTION

The public sale of something to the highest bidder

PROMOTE

Change a pawn for a better piece by advancing it to the eighth row, or change a checker piece for a more valuable piece by moving it to the row closest to your opponent

8 Letters

CONVINCE

Make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something; "He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product"

PERSUADE

Win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters"

9 Letters

LIQUIDATE

Eliminate by paying off (debts)

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