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sell up

Definition of sell up

British

  1. :  to sell one's possessions, business, etc., especially in order to move away <They were forced to sell up and go out of business.>



Word by Word Definitions

sellplay
  1. :  to deliver or give up in violation of duty, trust, or loyalty and especially for personal gain :  betray

    :  to give up (property) to another for something of value (as money)

    :  to offer for sale

  1. :  a deliberate deception :  hoax

    :  the act or an instance of selling

    :  something to be sold or caused to be accepted

  1. :  saddle

  1. : chiefly Scottish variant of self

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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