Definition of outsell
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
Diet sodas are now beginning to outsell regular sodas in the supermarkets.
We've been outselling our competitors for the past five years.
Recent Examples of outsell from the Web
The Japanese automaker is outselling Chrysler, Fiat, Mini, Smart and Volkswagen combined, according to Cox.
Sales are down at places like Sam Ash and Guitar Center, big guitar makers like Fender and Gibson have seen their revenues decline, and in 2010, acoustic guitars began to outsell electric guitars.
And starting in 2010, the industry witnessed a milestone that would have been unthinkable during the hair-metal era: Acoustic models began to outsell electric.
Though some research suggests that the PlayStation 4 is dramatically outselling the Xbox One, Microsoft is at least selling millions of consoles.
Microsoft, which announced the new console in prelude to this week’s E3 video game conference in Los Angeles, is trying to play catch up in the console wars, with the PlayStation 4 decisively outselling the Xbox One in recent years.
That year, The Monkees outsold the Beatles and Rolling Stones combined in the U.S., and their prime time TV show received two Emmy Awards.
In England, for example, 33-rpm records didn’t outsell 78-rpm ones until the late 1950s.
BMW delivered 5.2 percent more cars in the first quarter than a year earlier, compared with a 16 percent jump at Mercedes, which last year outsold its luxury brand rival for the first time in a decade.
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First Known Use of outsell
OUTSELL Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of outsell for Students
: to sell or be sold more than Apples outsold bananas.
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