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[out-sel] /ˌaʊtˈsɛl/
verb (used with object), outsold, outselling.
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.
Origin of outsell
1605-15; out- + sell1 Unabridged
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  • His posters outsell those of pop stars and baseball heroes.
  • Although they are costlier than state publications, the independent print media regularly outsell the state dailies.
  • Because the hardware implementation is generally much more useful, and if it isn't, the software will outsell it.
British Dictionary definitions for outsell


verb -sells, -selling, -sold
(transitive) to sell or be sold in greater quantities than
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