vend

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verb \ˈvend\

Definition of vend

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to sell especially as a hawker or peddlerb :  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 in a sentence

  1. <vends snack foods and novelties at fairs>

Origin and Etymology of vend

borrowed from French & Latin; French vendre “to sell,” going back to Old French, going back to Latin vēndere, contraction of vēnum dare, literally, “to give for sale” — more at venial, 2date


First Known Use: 1613


VEND Defined for Kids

vend

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verb \ˈvend\

Definition of vend for Students

vended

vending

  1. :  to sell or offer for sale

vendor

also

vender

\ˈven-dər\ noun

Law Dictionary

vend

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intransitive verb \ˈvend\

Legal Definition of vend

  1. :  to dispose of something by sale :  sell; also :  to engage in selling

  2. transitive verb
  3. :  to sell especially as a hawker or peddler



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