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Definition 1: a particular instance of selling - [noun denoting act]

Samples where sale or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he has just made his first sale
  • they had to complete the sale before the banks closed

(sale is a kind of ...) the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money

(... is a kind of sale ) the sale by a company of a product line or a subsidiary or a division

Definition 2: an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices - [noun denoting act]

Samples where sale or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they held a sale to reduce their inventory
  • I got some great bargains at their annual sale

Synonyms for sale in the sense of this definition

(sale is a kind of ...) an opportunity to do something

"there was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill"

(... is a kind of sale ) a sale of household linens

(... is a kind of sale ) a sale of a relatively large number of assets (stocks or bonds or commodities) at a low price typically done to dispose of them rather than as normal trade

(... is a kind of sale ) a sale of donated articles

(... is a kind of sale ) a sale in order to obtain money (as a sale of stock or a sale of the estate of a bankrupt person) or the money so obtained

(... is a kind of sale ) a sale of all the tangible assets of a business that is about to close

"during the Great Depression going-out-of-business sales were very common"

(... is a kind of sale ) an outdoor sale of used personal or household items held on the seller's premises

(... is a kind of sale ) a sale of assets at very low prices typically when the seller faces bankruptcy

(... is a kind of sale ) a sale of merchandise supposedly damaged by fire

(... is a kind of sale ) a sale intended to dispose of all remaining stock

(... is a kind of sale ) a sale to reduce inventory

(... is a kind of sale ) an outdoor sale at which people sell things from the trunk of their car

(... is a kind of sale ) a sale of miscellany; often for charity

"the church bazaar"

Definition 3: the general activity of selling - [noun denoting act]

Samples where sale or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they tried to boost sales
  • laws limit the sale of handguns

(sale is a kind of ...) the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money

(... is a kind of sale ) the public sale of something to the highest bidder

(... is a kind of sale ) the activity of persuading someone to buy

"it was a hard sell"

Definition 4: an agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where sale or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office

Synonyms for sale in the sense of this definition

(sale is a kind of ...) the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises

"they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business" "there was an understanding between management and the workers"

(... is a kind of sale ) a sale in which the buyer receives title to the property only upon the performance of some condition (usually the full payment of the purchase price)

(... is a kind of sale ) a sale of property by the sheriff under authority of a court's writ of execution in order satisfy an unpaid obligation

Definition 5: the state of being purchasable; offered or exhibited for selling - [noun denoting state]

Samples where sale or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • you'll find vitamin C for sale at most pharmacies
  • the new line of cars will soon be on sale

(sale is a kind of ...) the state of being fit for market; ready to be bought or sold

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