sell out — Phrasal Verb with sell /sel/ verb (sold, sold)
› [I] FINANCE to sell all or part of your business: sell out to sb/sth The business did well and he sold out to his partner for $1.7 million. › [I] COMMERCE to sell all of the supply that you have of something: sell out of sth We sold out of the games in a couple of hours. › [I] COMMERCE if a supply of something sells out, there is no more of that thing to buy: Online requests soared by five times and the product sold out. › [I] FINANCE to sell some of your investments: sell out of sth Managers of small funds can quickly sell out of them at a profit as the initial burst of enthusiasm drives up the price of a new stock. › [T, usually passive] when a film or a show is sold out, all of the tickets for it have been sold: The concert was sold out.