Check Dictionary

Find out more about word, its definitions etc.

Valid in these dictionaries

  • TWL/NWL (Scrabble US/CA/TH)
  • SOWPODS/CSW (Scrabble UK / ALL)
  • ENABLE (Words with Friends)

Meaning of sell

1 definition found

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the activity of persuading someone to buy; "it was a hard
      v 1: exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; "He sold
           his house in January"; "She sells her body to survive and
           support her drug habit" [ant: {buy}, {purchase}]
      2: be sold at a certain price or in a certain way; "These books
         sell like hot cakes"
      3: persuade somebody to accept something; "The French try to
         sell us their image as great lovers"
      4: do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She
         deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes" [syn: {deal},
         {sell}, {trade}]
      5: give up for a price or reward; "She sold her principles for a
         successful career"
      6: be approved of or gain acceptance; "The new idea sold well in
         certain circles"
      7: be responsible for the sale of; "All her publicity sold the
      8: deliver to an enemy by treachery; "Judas sold Jesus"; "The
         spy betrayed his country" [syn: {betray}, {sell}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

Use this dictionary checker to learn more about a word - find out its meaning and also make sure whether that word is a valid word in any of these dictionaries (used by popular word games). Here is the list of dictionaries it checks for :

  • OCTWL / TWL : The official dictionary for scrabble game in United States, Canada and Thailand.
  • SOWPODS / CSW : UK and the rest of the world uses this dictionary for various word games including scrabble.
  • ENABLE - This is the default dictionary for Words with Friends.

The dictionary checker is also good at solving any issue with a disputed word when you're playing scramble games gainst your friends or family members. As a bonus, you also learn new words while having fun!

Back to Word Unscrambler

Recent articles from our blog :

Note: Feel free to send us any feedback or report on the new look of our site. Thank you for visiting our website.