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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To surpass (another) in an amount sold: a book that outsold all others of its kind.
  • transitive v. To outdo (another) in selling: a salesperson who outsold her colleagues.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To sell more than the others.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To exceed in amount of sales; to sell more than.
  • transitive v. To exceed in the price of selling; to fetch more than; to exceed in value.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To exceed in value or worth; excel.
  • To exceed in amount of sales; sell better or more than.
  • To sell for more than.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. be sold more often than other, similar products
  • v. sell more than others

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