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Definition of vend verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

vend

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//vend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vend//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they vend
BrE BrE//vend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vend//
 
he / she / it vends
BrE BrE//vendz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vendz//
 
past simple vended
BrE BrE//ˈvendɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvendɪd//
 
past participle vended
BrE BrE//ˈvendɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvendɪd//
 
-ing form vending
BrE BrE//ˈvendɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvendɪŋ//
 
 
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vend something (formal) to sell something Word Origin early 17th cent. (in the sense ‘be sold’): from French vendre or Latin vendere ‘sell’, from venum ‘something for sale’ + a variant of dare ‘give’.
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