sell out

sell out
abandon one's principles for reasons of expedience.
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sell out
sell all of one's stock of something.
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English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • sell out — verb Date: 1796 transitive verb 1. to sell the goods of (a debtor) in order to satisfy creditors 2. to sell security or commodity holdings of usually to satisfy an uncovered margin 3. a. to sell all the available tickets for < sold out the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • To sell out — Sell Sell (s[e^]l), v. i. 1. To practice selling commodities. [1913 Webster] I will buy with you, sell with you; . . . but I will not eat with you. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To be sold; as, corn sells at a good price. [1913 Webster] {To sell out},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Sell — (s[e^]l), v. i. 1. To practice selling commodities. [1913 Webster] I will buy with you, sell with you; . . . but I will not eat with you. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To be sold; as, corn sells at a good price. [1913 Webster] {To sell out}, to sell… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sell — I. verb (sold; selling) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sellan; akin to Old High German sellen to sell, Greek helein to take Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to deliver or give up in violation of duty, trust, or loyalty… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • out — Sell Sell (s[e^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sold} (s[=o]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Selling}.] [OE. sellen, sillen, AS. sellan, syllan, to give, to deliver; akin to OS. sellian, OFries. sella, OHG. sellen, Icel. selja to hand over, to sell, Sw. s[ a]lja… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sell — (s[e^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sold} (s[=o]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Selling}.] [OE. sellen, sillen, AS. sellan, syllan, to give, to deliver; akin to OS. sellian, OFries. sella, OHG. sellen, Icel. selja to hand over, to sell, Sw. s[ a]lja to sell,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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