transitive verb-·sold′, -·sell′ing
- to sell in greater amounts than
- to excel in salesmanship
- Obs. to sell for a higher price than
transitive verbout·sold, out·sell·ing, out·sells
- To surpass (another) in an amount sold: a book that outsold all others of its kind.
- To outdo (another) in selling: a salesperson who outsold her colleagues.
(third-person singular simple present outsells, present participle outselling, simple past and past participle outsold)
- To sell more than the others.