HyperDic: sell_out

English > 2 senses of the expression sell out:
VERBpossessionsell out, sell up, liquidizeget rid of all one's merchandise
cognitionsell outabandon one's principles for expedience or financial gain
English > sell out: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningGet rid of all one's merchandise.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymssell up, liquidize
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
EntailssellExchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
Broaderdiscard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put awaythrow or cast away
Spanishliquidar, saldar
Nounsselloutthe selling of an entire stock of something
English > sell out: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningAbandon one's principles for expedience or financial gain.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderabandon, give upstop maintaining or insisting on
Spanishcantar, vender
Nounsselloutan act of betrayal
selloutsomeone who has sold out

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