Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sale

5 senses of sale

Sense 1
sale -- (a particular instance of selling; "he has just made his first sale"; "they had to complete the sale before the banks closed")
       => selling, merchandising, marketing -- (the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money)

Sense 2
sale -- (the general activity of selling; "they tried to boost sales"; "laws limit the sale of handguns")
       => selling, merchandising, marketing -- (the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money)

Sense 3
sale, cut-rate sale, sales event -- (an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices; "they held a sale to reduce their inventory"; "I got some great bargains at their annual sale")
       => occasion -- (an opportunity to do something; "there was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill")

Sense 4
sale -- (the state of being purchasable; offered or exhibited for selling; "you'll find vitamin C for sale at most pharmacies"; "the new line of cars will soon be on sale")
       => merchantability -- (the state of being fit for market; ready to be bought or sold)

Sense 5
sale, sales agreement -- (an agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer); "the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office")
       => agreement, understanding -- (the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers")

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