Sell is defined as to exchange something for money, act as a sales clerk or offer for sale.(verb)
See sell in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME sellen < OE sellan, to give, offer, akin to Goth saljan, to offer (sacrifice): caus. formation in sense “to cause to take” < IE base *sel-, to take, grasp > sale, Gr helein, to take
See sell in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb sold sold (sōld), sell·ing, sells verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English sellen
Origin: , from Old English sellan, to give, sell.
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