verb (used with object)
to sell as one's business or occupation, especially by peddling: to vend flowers at a sidewalk stand.
to give utterance to (opinions, ideas, etc.); publish.
verb (used without object)
to engage in the sale of merchandise.
to be disposed of by sale.

1610–20; < Latin vendere to sell, contraction of vēnum (or vēnō) dare to offer for sale; see venal

vendable, adjective
revend, verb (used with object)
unvendable, adjective
unvended, adjective Unabridged
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vend (vɛnd)
1.  to sell or be sold
2.  to sell (goods) for a living
3.  rare (tr) to utter or publish (an opinion, etc)
[C17: from Latin vendere, contraction of vēnum dare to offer for sale]

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., from L. vendere "to sell, praise," contraction of vendumare "offer for sale," from venum "for sale" (see venal) + dare "to give" (see date (1)). Vending machine is recorded from 1895.
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Example sentences
The applicant is requesting a license to hawk, peddle or vend any good, wares or merchandise owned by him except for liquor.
Hygienic reformers are usually unequaled in imaginary horrors, except by the charlatans who vend panaceas.
These relations then led me to panhandlers, some of whom also sometimes scavenge and vend.
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