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Definitions of sold

  1. disposed of to a purchaser; " this merchandise is sold"
  2. of Sell
  3. imp. & amp; p. p. of Sell.
  4. Solary; military pay.
  5. Past tense and past participle of the verb sell.
  6. Pa. t. and pa. p. of SELL.
  7. Of to sell.
  8. Imp. & pp. of SELL, v.
  9. Did sell; given to for a price.
  10. Of sell, which see; sold- note, a note or memorandum of sale given by the seller to the buyer.
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Antonyms for sold

unsold.

Quotes of sold

  1. I'd sold the book first. Actually to a paperback publisher. I had nothing. I just had the idea. – William Peter Blatty
  2. Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. – Al Capp
  3. I don't think Amber taped Scott or testified for money, but the opportunity certainly presented itself. It makes me a bit uncomfortable, but at least she never sold the story before trial to the tabloids. – Catherine Crier
  4. Again, we turn down most books that have been self -published unless they have a special track record. We have taken a small number on, however, and sold them to major publishers for a nice sum. But that is an exception to the rule. – Richard Curtis
  5. About 75 percent of the crude oil marketed here is sold off the books, and they are doing trades that would be illegal if it was a regulated market, and of course they do not want to regulate it. – Peter DeFazio
  6. The music sold itself before anybody knew who I was. – Enya
  7. We have lost all our big Australian industries and icons, including Qantas when it sold 25% of its shares and a controlling interest to British Airways. – Pauline Hanson
  8. I don't need somebody behind a desk to tell me what a marketing survey says is funny. I got 3 million miles and 70, 000 tickets sold telling me that I know how to make people laugh. – D. L. Hughley
  9. I have a problem with the blatant celebrity exhibitionism that happens in this business and being sold purely as a brand. – Jason Patric
  10. I think after 1970 or so, after I sold Soul City, I took off for awhile and didn't do too many gigs. – Johnny Rivers
  11. Hollywood sold its stars on good looks and personality buildups. We weren't really actresses in a true sense, we were just big names- the products of a good publicity department. – Ann Sothern
  12. The first thing I did when I sold my book was buy a new wedding ring for my wife and asked her to marry me all over again. – Nicholas Sparks
  13. Well, you know, back then there wasn't many albums, it was the singles. You sold singles. – Mel Tillis
  14. I haven't sold to the movies. In other words, I haven't gotten any enormous checks yet. – Jack Vance

Usage examples for sold

  1. Sold out five weeks in advance. – Torchy and Vee by Sewell Ford
  2. Not only that, but he had sold Andrew a horse. – Way of the Lawless by Max Brand
  3. The necklet was hers, and he had talked to her about it; and she had said, when he asked if it could be sold I do not know if it would be right." – Salome by Emma Marshall
  4. I left him so astonished that this had happened, so plainly pleased, that I was certain he had never sold anything before in his life. – The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeanette Duncan
  5. I believe if those girls sold papers on the street corner you would think it the finest thing ever done! – Those Dale Girls by Frank Weston Carruth
  6. He was with the man to whom he had sold it. – The Hunter Cats of Connorloa by Helen Jackson
  7. I have not sold you, and I have not gone over to the enemy. – My Strangest Case by Guy Boothby
  8. He sold off his stock some years ago. – Cattle and Cattle-breeders by William M'Combie
  9. Lensmand Geissler, that sold you the place first of all. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  10. He brought me to Paris; afterward he sold me to a man in Lunnon as a 'prentice. – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
  11. And sold it to Filipson." – A Matter of Proportion by Anne Walker
  12. I'll mention to the boys that Morrow sold out the interests of the Three Bar while he was drawing down your pay. – The Settling of the Sage by Hal G. Evarts
  13. If you do not care to live here, I would rather it were sold – Watersprings by Arthur Christopher Benson
  14. I buried my wife, sold the apothecary's shop, cried when I said good- bye to my neighbor, and- that's all. – Stories and Pictures by Isaac Loeb Peretz
  15. I had two small trees from which, one autumn, I sold ten dollars' worth of fruit. – The Home Acre by E. P. Roe
  16. It was for my sake he did it, she said, and I don't know now whether she was right or not; he sold out and went to England thirty years ago, and I have never heard of him since. – The Moving Finger A Trotting Christmas Eve at Warwingie Lost! The Loss of the "Vanity" Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper The Yanyilla Steeplechase A Digger's Christmas by Mary Gaunt
  17. More than half her stock was sold when an old gentleman and a young lady came along. – Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad by Various
  18. I 'as sold her!" – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  19. Sold the watch already! – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger
  20. One man sold his farm and got part of the required sum ready to pay. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes

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