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.
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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
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"We didn't have a big enough stove and were putting in a lot of time, but we weren't getting enough profit," explains Watkins, who notes that it cost her more to make the cookies than what she was selling them for (25 cents).