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Synonyms of sell short

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1. sell short, sell

usage: sell securities or commodities or foreign currency that is not actually owned by the seller, who hopes to cover (buy back) the sold items at a lower price and thus to earn a profit

2. sell short, underestimate, underrate

usage: underestimate the real value or ability of; "Don't sell your students short--they are just shy and don't show off their knowledge"

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