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British English: /sɛl/
American English: /sɛl/

Translation of sell in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول sold

  • 1
    باعَ (insurance, a house, washing machine)
    to sell something at or for $25
    باعَ شَيْئاً ب \ مُقابلَ 25 دولار
    to sell something at a loss to sell something to somebodyto sell somebody something
    باعَ شَيْئاً لِشَخْصٍ
    his latest novel has sold a million copies
    باعَتْ رِوايَتُهُ الأَخيرةُ مِلْيون نُسْخةٍ
  • 2
    (to promote)
    رَوَّجَ (+ ل) (a product, book, newspaper)
    her name will help to sell the film
    سَيُساعِدُ اسْمُها في تَسْويقِ الفيلْم
    the party failed to sell its policies to the electorate
    ‫‫فَشِلَ الحِزْبُ في تَسْويقِ سِياساتِهِ للناخِبينَ ‬‬
  • 3
    (to surrender)
    باعَ (one's integrity, reputation, country)

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول sold

  • 1
    (traders, staff)
    we have to sell to survive
    عَلَيْنا أنْ نَبيعَ من أَجْلِ الاسْتِمْرارِ
    ‘sell by June 27th’
    ’صالِح للبَيْعِ حتّى 27 يونْيو‘
  • 2
    (goods, houses, books)
    وَجَدَ إقْبالاً
    the new model isn't selling well
    النَموذَجُ الجَديدُ لا يَجِدُ إقْبالاً كَبيراً
    they are selling at a loss/a profit
    تُباعُ بِخَسارةٍ \ بِرِبْحٍ

reflexive verb/فعل انعكاسي past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول sold

  • 1 (to prostitute oneself)to sell oneself
    باعَ جَسَدَهُ
  • 2 [informal/غير رسمي] (in interviews)to sell oneself
    سَوَّقَ نَفْسَهُ


to be sold on an idea/plan

[informal/غير رسمي]
اسْتَهْوَتْهُ فِكْرةٌ \ خُطّةٌ

Phrasal verbs

sell off

sell [something] off, sell off [something]
باعَ [شَيْئاً] بِثَمَنٍ بَخْسٍ \ زَهيدٍ (goods, land, furniture)

sell out

(tickets, newspapers)
بيعَ كُلُّهُ \ عن آخِرِهِ
the small bottles have sold out
بيعَتْ كُلُّ الزُجاجاتِ الصَغيرةِ
sorry, we've sold out
آسِفٌ، لَقَدْ نَفَدَتْ كُلُّ الكَمّيّةِ
(to liquidate stocks)
باعَ حِصَّتَهُ
3 [informal/غير رسمي] (to betray one's principles)
خانَ مَبادِئَهُ
sell [something] out, sell out [something]
باعَ كُلُّ تَذاكِرِ [شَيْءٍ]
the concert is sold out
بيعَتْ كُلُّ تَذاكِرِ الحَفْلِ

sell up

صَفّى \ باعَ كُلَّ مُمْتَلَكاتِهِ
sell up [something]
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