What is Sell ?
Sell is (verb) 1. to give something to someone for money He sold his house to my father. We managed to sell the car for £500. The shop sells vegetables but not meat. 2. to be sold Those packs sell for £25 a dozen. Her latest book is selling very well. (NOTE: selling – sold )(noun) the act of selling something to give a prod- uct the hard sell to make great efforts to per- suade customers to buy a product to give a product the soft sell to persuade people to buy something, by encouraging and not forc- ing them to do so
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level