What does sell mean?

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Verb
  1. (transitive, intransitive) To transfer goods or provide services in exchange for money.
  2. (ergative) To be sold.
  3. To promote a product or service.
  4. To promote a particular viewpoint.
  5. (slang) To trick, cheat, or manipulate someone.
  6. (professional wrestling, slang) To pretend that an opponent's blows or maneuvers are causing legitimate injury; to act.
Noun
  1. An act of selling.
  2. An easy task.
  3. (colloquial, dated) An imposition, a cheat; a hoax; a disappointment; anything occasioning a loss of pride or dignity.
Noun
  1. (obsolete) A seat or stool.
  2. (archaic) A saddle.
Noun
  1. (regional, obsolete) A rope (usually for tying up cattle, but can also mean any sort of rope).
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