vend


vend

verb \ˈvend\

Definition of VEND

transitive verb
1
a :  to sell especially as a hawker or peddler
b :  to sell by means of vending machines
2
:  to utter publicly
intransitive verb
:  to dispose of something by sale :  sell; also :  to engage in selling

Examples of VEND

  1. <vends snack foods and novelties at fairs>

Origin of VEND

Latin vendere to sell, v.t., contraction for venum dare to give for sale
First Known Use: 1651

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