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vend

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verb \ˈvend\

Definition of vend

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to sell especially as a hawker or peddler b :  to sell by means of vending machines

  3. 2 :  to utter publicly

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  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

Rhymes with vend



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