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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sale  \Sale\,  n. 
  See  1st  {Sallow}.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sale  \Sale\,  n.  [Icel.  sala,  sal,  akin  to  E.  sell  See  {Sell}, 
  v.  t.] 
  1.  The  act  of  selling;  the  transfer  of  property,  or  a 
  contract  to  transfer  the  ownership  of  property,  from  one 
  person  to  another  for  a  valuable  consideration,  or  for  a 
  price  in  money. 
 
  2.  Opportunity  of  selling;  demand;  market. 
 
  They  shall  have  ready  sale  for  them  --Spenser. 
 
  3.  Public  disposal  to  the  highest  bidder,  or  exposure  of 
  goods  in  market;  auction.  --Sir  W.  Temple. 
 
  {Bill  of  sale}.  See  under  {Bill}. 
 
  {Of  sale},  {On  sale},  {For  sale},  to  be  bought  or  sold; 
  offered  to  purchasers;  in  the  market. 
 
  {To  set  to  sale},  to  offer  for  sale;  to  put  up  for  purchase; 
  to  make  merchandise  of  [Obs.]  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sale 
  n  1:  the  general  activity  of  selling;  "they  tried  to  boost 
  sales";  "laws  limit  the  sale  of  handguns" 
  2:  a  particular  instance  of  selling;  "he  has  just  made  his 
  first  sale";  "they  had  to  complete  the  sale  before  the 
  banks  closed" 
  3:  the  state  of  being  purchasable;  offered  or  exhibited  for 
  selling;  "vitamin  C  is  on  sale  at  most  pharmacies";  "the 
  new  line  of  cars  will  soon  be  on  sale" 
  4:  an  occasion  (usually  brief)  for  buying  at  specially  reduced 
  prices;  "they  held  a  sale  to  reduce  their  inventory";  "I 
  got  some  great  bargains  at  their  annual  sale"  [syn:  {cut-rate 
  sale},  {sales  event}] 
  5:  an  agreement  (or  contract)  in  which  property  is  transferred 
  from  the  seller  (vendor)  to  the  buyer  (vendee)  for  a  fixed 
  price  in  money  (paid  or  agreed  to  be  paid  by  the  buyer); 
  "the  salesman  faxed  the  sales  agreement  to  his  home 
  office"  [syn:  {sales  agreement}] 




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