sell out

verb

Definition of sell out

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to sell the goods of (a debtor) in order to satisfy creditors

  3. 2 :  to sell security or commodity holdings of usually to satisfy an uncovered margin

  4. 3a :  to sell all the available tickets for <sold out the concert>b :  to sell all of <the merchandise was quickly sold out>

  5. intransitive verb
  6. 1 :  to dispose of one's goods by sale; especially :  to sell one's business

  7. 2 :  to betray one's cause or associates especially for personal gain

  8. 3 :  to be or achieve a sellout

Examples of sell out in a sentence

  1. <the band sold out its faithful followers, abandoning its edgy style for a more commercial sound>

1796

First Known Use of sell out

1796



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