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Definition of "sale" []

  • The exchange of goods or services for an amount of money or its equivalent; the act of selling. (noun)
  • An instance of selling. (noun)
  • An opportunity for selling or being sold; demand. (noun)
  • Availability for purchase: a store where pets are for sale. (noun)
  • A selling of property to the highest bidder; an auction. (noun)
  • The exchange of goods, property, or services for an agreed sum of money or credit (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The amount sold (noun)
  • The opportunity to sell; market (noun)
  • The rate of selling or being sold (noun)
  • An event at which goods are sold at reduced prices, usually to clear old stocks (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • An auction (noun)

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Use "sale" in a sentence
  • "C] If it has power to prohibit the sale _without_ the soil, it can prohibit the sale _with_ it; and if it can prohibit the _sale_ as property, it can prohibit the _holding_ as property."
  • "A] If it has power to prohibit the sale _without_ the soil, it can prohibit the sale _with_ it; and if it can prohibit the _sale_ as property, it can prohibit the _holding_ as property."
  • "To Cliff Notes it, Fitzpatrick's ex-girlfriend told him a neighbor was having a tag sale that included a rather large organ a few years ago."