verb (used with object)
DO A DOUBLE TAKE ON THIS QUIZ ON CONTRONYMS
Origin of auction
OTHER WORDS FROM auctionauc·tion·a·ble, adjectiveauc·tion·ar·y, adjectivepro·auc·tion, adjectiveun·auc·tioned, adjective
Words nearby auction
Example sentences from the Web for auction
Warren is very proud of the fact that he purchased Pegasus at an auction for $400.
It still included an online auction, live-streamed events, and a bachelor auction among the adjusted activities.CAMP Rehoboth offers free tickets to Labor Day event|Philip Van Slooten|September 2, 2020|Washington Blade
DuckDuckGo further claims that adopting a version of its recommended choice screen, presumably without the auction, would dramatically improve the market share of Google’s competitors.DuckDuckGo: Google’s mobile share would drop 20% with new search choice screen|Greg Sterling|August 10, 2020|Search Engine Land
CPCs and CPMs to compete in ad auctions vary widely by country.
In some campaigns, traffic has increased, but this is due to the fact that the auction has been released.
This return scam involved purchasing broken electronics off the auction site and then buying new items off store shelves.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Along the Prado they used to sell slaves on the auction block, too.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We want to be the global auction house for the new collector at lower price points and create a more liquid market.
Paddle8 works better than a smaller regional auction house because it is nimbler and its costs—to the seller and buyer—are lower.
“The intention is to create a 21st century auction house,” Gilkes says.
One day Mr. Chittenden told Grace there was to be an auction of slaves, and he would go and try to get one for a housekeeper.
She did not realize that her father did not wish her to see the distressing scenes which often took place at an auction of slaves.
We talked over Horn farm, which will be let next month by auction, and I am only afraid of getting too much money for it.
I was again put on the auction block and father bought me in, putting up the cash.
Among the duties which he proposed to to repeal was the auction-duty on the transfer of property.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan