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vend

 (vĕnd)
v. vend·ed, vend·ing, vends
v.tr.
1. To offer for sale, especially by peddling.
2. To supply (a product or service) to a business for a fee.
v.intr.
To engage in selling.

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

vend

(vɛnd)
vb
1. (Commerce) to sell or be sold
2. (Commerce) to sell (goods) for a living
3. (tr) rare to utter or publish (an opinion, etc)
[C17: from Latin vendere, contraction of vēnum dare to offer for sale]
vendition n

vend

(vɛnd)
v.t.
1. to sell as one's occupation, esp. by peddling: to vend flowers at a sidewalk stand.
2. to give utterance to (opinions, ideas, etc.); publish.
v.i.
3. to engage in selling merchandise.
4. to be sold.
[1610–20; < Latin vendere to sell, contraction of vēnum (or vēnō) dare to offer for sale]

vend


Past participle: vended
Gerund: vending

Imperative
vend
vend
Present
I vend
you vend
he/she/it vends
we vend
you vend
they vend
Preterite
I vended
you vended
he/she/it vended
we vended
you vended
they vended
Present Continuous
I am vending
you are vending
he/she/it is vending
we are vending
you are vending
they are vending
Present Perfect
I have vended
you have vended
he/she/it has vended
we have vended
you have vended
they have vended
Past Continuous
I was vending
you were vending
he/she/it was vending
we were vending
you were vending
they were vending
Past Perfect
I had vended
you had vended
he/she/it had vended
we had vended
you had vended
they had vended
Future
I will vend
you will vend
he/she/it will vend
we will vend
you will vend
they will vend
Future Perfect
I will have vended
you will have vended
he/she/it will have vended
we will have vended
you will have vended
they will have vended
Future Continuous
I will be vending
you will be vending
he/she/it will be vending
we will be vending
you will be vending
they will be vending
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vending
you have been vending
he/she/it has been vending
we have been vending
you have been vending
they have been vending
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vending
you will have been vending
he/she/it will have been vending
we will have been vending
you will have been vending
they will have been vending
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vending
you had been vending
he/she/it had been vending
we had been vending
you had been vending
they had been vending
Conditional
I would vend
you would vend
he/she/it would vend
we would vend
you would vend
they would vend
Past Conditional
I would have vended
you would have vended
he/she/it would have vended
we would have vended
you would have vended
they would have vended
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.vend - sell or offer for sale from place to placevend - sell or offer for sale from place to place
sell, trade, deal - do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"

vend

verb
1. To offer for sale:
2. To travel about selling goods:
Translations

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References in classic literature ?
Billington, and dance like Hillisberg or Parisot; and embroider beautifully; and spell as well as a Dixonary itself; but she had such a kindly, smiling, tender, gentle, generous heart of her own, as won the love of everybody who came near her, from Minerva herself down to the poor girl in the scullery, and the one-eyed tart-woman's daughter, who was permitted to vend her wares once a week to the young ladies in the Mall.
And as it was tyranny in any government to require the first, so it was weakness not to enforce the second: for a man may be allowed to keep poisons in his closet, but not to vend them about for cordials.
This was an antic fellow, half pedlar and half mountebank, who travelled about the country on foot to vend hones, stops, razors, washballs, harness-paste, medicine for dogs and horses, cheap perfumery, cosmetics, and such-like wares, which he carried in a case slung to his back.