outsell

verb out·sell \ ˌau̇t-ˈsel \
|Updated on: 17 Jun 2018

Definition of outsell

outsold play \ˌau̇t-ˈsōld\; outselling
1 archaic : to exceed in value
2 : to exceed in number of items sold
3 : to surpass in selling or salesmanship

Examples of outsell in a Sentence

  1. Diet sodas are now beginning to outsell regular sodas in the supermarkets.

  2. We've been outselling our competitors for the past five years.

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First Known Use of outsell

circa 1616

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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OUTSELL Defined for English Language Learners

outsell

Definition of outsell for English Language Learners

  • : to be sold more than (something)

  • : to sell more than (another person, store, etc.)


OUTSELL Defined for Kids

outsell

verb out·sell \ au̇t-ˈsel \

Definition of outsell for Students

outsold \-ˈsōld\; outselling
: to sell or be sold more than
  • Apples outsold bananas.

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