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sale

 (sāl)
n.
1.
a. The exchange of goods or services for an amount of money or its equivalent; the act of selling: The sale of such a nice house should be easy.
b. A selling of property to the highest bidder; an auction.
2. An offer or arrangement in which goods are sold at a discount: The store has a sale on winter coats.
3. sales
a. The business or activity of selling goods or services: She works in sales.
b. The number of items sold or the amount of money received for a number of items sold: Sales are better than expected.
Idioms:
for sale
Available to customers: a store where pets are for sale.
on sale
1. Available to customers: That vegetable should be on sale at your local grocery.
2. Available to customers at a special discount: Bathing suits are on sale.

[Middle English, from Old English sala, from Old Norse.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.for sale - available for purchase; "purchasable goods"; "many houses in the area are for sale"
available - obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service; "kept a fire extinguisher available"; "much information is available through computers"; "available in many colors"; "the list of available candidates is unusually long"
Translations
للبَيْع
na prodej
til salg
kaupanmyytävänä
à vendrevénal
til sölufaltfalurfástföl
na sprzedaż
à venda
till salu

sale

(seil) noun
1. the act of giving something to someone in exchange for money. the sale of a house; Sales of cars have increased.
2. in a shop etc, an offer of goods at lowered prices for a short time. I bought my dress in a sale.
3. an event at which goods are sold. an auction sale; a book sale.
ˈsaleroom noun
a room or building where public auctions are held. His furniture was taken to the saleroom.
ˈsalesman (ˈseilz-) plural ˈsalesmen feminine ˈsaleswoman (plural ˈsaleswomen), ˈsalesgirl noun
a person who sells, or shows, goods to customers in a shop etc.
ˈsalesmanship (ˈseilz-) noun
the art of persuading people to buy things.
for sale
intended to be sold. Have you any pictures for sale?
sale of work
an event at which articles usually made by members of an association are sold to raise money. a sale of work at the church.
References in classic literature ?
One day by chance he found a tame Partridge for sale.
THE Chief of the Weather Bureau having predicted a fine day, a Thrifty Person hastened to lay in a large stock of umbrellas, which he exposed for sale on the sidewalk; but the weather remained clear, and nobody would buy.
I have never met that sort of paragon myself, but I have seen these paragons advertised amongst ships for sale.
This the Banker suggested, and offered for hire(On moderate terms), or for sale, Two excellent Policies, one Against Fire, And one Against Damage From Hail.
As there was no inn in the place, I was obliged to ask the curate for a bed, he being in possession, for the time being, of this house, then offered for sale.