verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of vend
Examples from the Web for vending
Retailers have entered the terminals and the vending machines offer everything from deodorant to iPads.American Apparel Appoints First Female Board Member; Britney Spears Is Designing Lingerie|The Fashion Beast Team|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Who knew a country notorious for selling used underwear in vending machines could be so prudish?
I am entirely supportive of this change, though I wish the vending machines hadnever been allowed in the first place.The Government is Still Failing Kids on School Lunches|Russell Saunders|May 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They banged their fists on the table and spoke of political "pulls," the vending of votes, and so forth.American Notes|Rudyard Kipling
O'Mally, verbose as ever, did all the talking and vending of news.The Lure of the Mask|Harold MacGrath
Her place was in the pit, with her back to the stage, vending her 18 oranges to artisans, girls with vizards or foolish gallants.Mistress Nell|George C. Hazelton, Jr.
By this time a London kinsman of the inventor, named Anthony Daffy, was vending the remedy.Old English Patent Medicines in America|George B. Griffenhagen
For shoeing horses, vending news, and awarding proper punishments, the smith to this day just beats the world.The Shepherd's Calendar|James Hogg
British Dictionary definitions for vending
Word Origin for vend
Word Origin and History for vending
late 14c., from Latin vendere "to sell, praise," contraction of venumdare "offer for sale," from venum "for sale" (see venal) + dare "to give" (see date (n.1)). Related: Vended; vending. Vending machine is recorded from 1889.