sell for (something)

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sell for (something)

1. To be available for purchase for a particular amount of money. This computer normally sells for nearly $2,000, but it's on sale for just $1,000 this week. They announced that their new product would sell for £500.
2. To make something available for purchase at a particular price point. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "sell" and "at." They originally wanted to sell the video game console for $500, but when sales struggled to pick up, they reduced it to $350. In order to make a profit, we'll need to sell these for at least $30 apiece.
See also: sell

sell something for a certain price

to market something at a certain price. I think I can sell this for twice what I paid for it. This is selling for twice the price at the shop down the street.
See also: certain, price, sell
References in classic literature ?
Aye, to him who will pay me in right money, would I sell them for twenty pieces of gold.
"Then you must just sell them for what you can get."
A child can produce a dozen cards for as little as 25-40 cents, including envelopes, and sell them for $1.50 each.
Assume, for example, a financial institution has a pool of loans on the books for $10 million and can sell them for that amount to a buyer who assumes the inherent credit risk.