Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To offer for sale, especially by peddling.
  • intransitive verb To supply (a product or service) to a business for a fee.
  • intransitive verb To engage in selling.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To transfer to another person for a pecuniary equivalent; sell: as, to vend goods.
  • noun Sale; market.
  • noun Same as Wend.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of vending or selling; a sale.
  • noun engraving The total sales of coal from a colliery.
  • transitive verb To transfer to another person for a pecuniary equivalent; to make an object of trade; to dispose of by sale; to sell.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb to sell
  • noun The act of vending or selling; a sale.
  • noun UK, Australia, dated The total sales of coal from a colliery.

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

  • verb sell or offer for sale from place to place

Etymologies

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

[Latin vēndere, shortening of vēnumdare : vēnum, sale; see wes- in Indo-European roots + dare, to give; see dō- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Old French vendre, from Latin vendere.

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