1 selling, traffic, vending, marketing, trafficking, trading; trade, exchange, transaction:
The sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays is prohibited. Provide a receipt for each sale
2 trade, purchase; trading, buying, purchasing:
We must do something to boost sales. The house is very reasonably priced for a quick sale
3 sales event, mark-down, white sale, jumble sale, Brit car-boot sale, US rummage sale, garage sale, tag sale, yard sale, Colloq sellathon, sales marathon:
We are having a sale to clear out things we no longer want or need.
She hasn't made a sale in a week.
5 on sale. US marked down, cut-price, bargain-priced; reduced (in price):
Bacon is on sale this week at half price.
6 (up) for sale. on the market, available, in stock, Chiefly Brit on sale, on offer, US on the block:
Their house is for sale to the highest bidder.