- to sell, esp. by peddling
- Now Rare to give public expression to (opinions); publish
Origin of vendFrench vendre ; from Classical Latin vendere, contr. ; from venum dare, to offer for sale ; from an unverified form venus, sale (see venal) + dare, to give
- to sell goods
- Archaic to be disposed of by sale
verbvend·ed, vend·ing, vends
- To offer for sale, especially by peddling.
- To supply (a product or service) to a business for a fee.
Origin of vendLatin v&emacron;ndere, shortening of v&emacron;numdare : v&emacron;num, sale; see wes-3 in Indo-European roots + dare, to give; see d&omacron;- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present vends, present participle vending, simple past and past participle vended)
- to sell
From Old French vendre, from Latin vendere.
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