get rid of by selling, usually at reduced prices
The store sold off the surplus merchandise
How To Use sell off In A Sentence
- According to one leading industry source, the best prospect for Glanbia now is to sell off its saleable assets as soon as possible and revert to the co-operative status.
- Now council bosses in York may sell off their responsibilities to grit icy roads and paths in the city to a contractor.
- The sudden spark of outrage at the sell off is one of those typically British pieces of illogical nonsense.
- The seesaw of an on-again-off-again IPO, coupled with various management reshuffles and low morale as AIG prepared to sell off its "Asian gem," prompted an exodus of employees and agents. AIA's New Deal
- The sell off followed the release of a plan to delist stocks that fell to 50 cents or below for 30 consecutive days.
- He has said that councils should sell off unused land to people who want to build their own homes. Times, Sunday Times
- He recently sought permission from the court to sell off some possessions to pay his expenses, including a $40,000-to-$60,000 Andy Warhol print entitled "Liz," which he identified as a gift from the artist, glass frogs and other figurines, a presidential-inaugural medal collection and jewelry from his mother. The Case of the Disappearing Documents
- So, if things get really sticky, could Ford sell off some of its big assets?
- He was forced to sell off his land.
- The decision to sell off the properties was taken after a significant cutback in Teagasc finances by the Government.