To sell short

Definition of To sell short

(Stock Exchange) to sell, for future delivery, what the party selling does not own, but hopes to buy at a lower rate.

See also: Short

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To see about a thing
To see how the squares go
To see into a millstone
To see on
To see service
To see stars
To see the back of
To see to
To seed down
To seek
To seek after
To seek for
To seek the life of
To seek to
To seek upon
To seize on
To sell
To sell bargains
To sell one's life dearly
To sell out
-To sell short-
To send for
To send packing
To send to Coventry
To send to the right-about
To serve a process
To serve a warrant
To serve a writ
To serve an attachment
To serve an execution
To serve an office
To serve one out
To serve one right
To serve one the same sauce
To serve one's self of
To serve tables
To serve the cable
To set
To set a sail
To set a saw
To set a sponge
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