from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To exhibit, as though for sale; to show off.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To cry up. as if for sale; to blazon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To set out, as for sale; hence, to display ostentatiously; make a show of.


From the participle stem of Latin venditare, frequentative of vendere ("to sell"). (Wiktionary)


  • We brag and venditate our [1916] own works, and scorn all others in respect of us; Inflati scientia, (saith Paul) our wisdom, [1917] our learning, all our geese are swans, and we as basely esteem and vilify other men's, as we do over-highly prize and value our own.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


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