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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section IV. Possessive Relations
3. Interchange of Property
 
796. Sale.
 
  
NOUN:SALE, vent [rare], vend [Eng.], disposal; auction, roup [Scot.], outcry, vendue, Dutch auction; custom (traffic) [See Barter].
  SALABLENESS, salability, marketability, vendibility, vendibleness.
  SELLER, vender, vendor; consigner; institor [L.]; rouping wife [Scot.]; merchant [See Merchant]; auctioneer.
  SALESMANSHIP, selling ability.
  
VERB:SELL, vend, dispose of, make a sale, effect a sale; sell over the counter, sell at [esp. U. S.] auction, sell by [esp. Brit.] auction, auction, roup [Scot.], outcry; put up to (or at) auction; bring to (or under) the hammer; offer -, put up- for sale; hawk, bring to market; wholesale [colloq.]; dump, unload, place; offer [See Offer]; undersell; dispense, retail; deal in [See Barter]; sell -off, - out; turn into money, realize.
  let; mortgage (security) [See Security].
  
ADJECTIVE:FOR SALE, under the hammer, in the market.
  SALABLE, marketable, vendible, staple, merchantable; in demand, popular.
  UNSALABLE &c., unpurchased, unbought; on the shelves, shelved, on one’s hands.
  
QUOTATION:Chose qui plaît est à demi vendue.

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