Definition of Sell out

1. Verb. Get rid of all one's merchandise.




2. Verb. Give information that compromises others.

Definition of Sell out

1. Verb. To sell all of a product that is in stock. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic) To abandon one's supporters or principles to seek profit or other personal advantage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sell Out

sell-by date
sell-out
sell-outs
sell-through
sell a bargain
sell down
sell down the river
sell ice to Eskimos
sell like hot cakes
sell my clothes, I'm going to heaven
sell off
sell on
sell one's birthright for a mess of pottage
sell one's soul
sell oneself short
sell out (current term)
sell past the close
sell short
sell someone a bill of goods
sell someone a pup
sell up
sell wolf tickets
sella
sella turcica
sellable
sellae
sellaite
sellar
sellas
selle

Literary usage of Sell out

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1. Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy Under Lincoln and Johnson by Gideon Welles (1911)
"... and Chilian Missions — Motley resigns aa Minister to Austria — Seward's Calls at the Capitol — The Cabinet decides not to sell out the Dunderberg to the ..."

2. Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy Under Lincoln and Johnson by Gideon Welles (1911)
"... and Chilian Missions — Motley resigns as Minister to Austria — Seward's Calls at the Capitol — The Cabinet decides not to sell out the Dunderberg to the ..."

3. The Struggle for Self-government: Being an Attempt to Trace American by Lincoln Steffens (1906)
"... (CHEAP) TO sell out THEIR CITIES AND STATES (February, 1905) THE political condition of Rhode Island is notorious, acknowledged, and it is shameful. ..."

4. History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"... WELCOME TO NEW- COMERS—THE RUSSIANS WANT THEIR PAY—SL'TTER WISHES TO SELL. OUT— ... sell out ..."

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