[ out-sel ]
/ ˌaʊtˈsɛl /
verb (used with object), out·sold, out·sell·ing.
to exceed in volume of sales; sell more than: He outsells all our other salespeople.
to exceed in value or number of sales: a soap that outsells all other brands.
Archaic. to obtain a higher price than.
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Example sentences from the Web for outsell
The fork had triumphed, though knives and spoons continued to outsell forks until the early 19th century.The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’|Bee Wilson|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I see her yet; her pretty action did outsell her gift, and yet enriched it too.Tales from Shakespeare|Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb
Her pretty action did outsell her gift, and yet enriched it too.Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare|E. Nesbit
British Dictionary definitions for outsell
/ (ˌaʊtˈsɛl) /
verb -sells, -selling or -sold
(tr) to sell or be sold in greater quantities than
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