What is another word for auctions?

Pronunciation: [ˈɔːkʃənz] (IPA)

Auctions, which refer to the public sale of goods or property to the highest bidder, have been around for centuries. However, there are many terms that can be used interchangeably with auctions, such as sale by tender, sale by public tender, or sale by sealed bid. Another commonly used term is bidding, which refers to the act of making offers or prices for goods or services. Other synonyms for auctions include public sale, vendue, and hammer sale, which all refer to sales conducted in person. Other newly popularized synonyms include online auctions, online bidding, and web-based bidding, which all refer to auctions held over the Internet.

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Usage examples for Auctions

Then next spring visit a few of the big farms in New York and the Middle West, and go to one of those big cattle auctions they hold in Syracuse in July.
"The Old Gray Homestead"
Frances Parkinson Keyes
His interests at the bank took him more and more frequently to Wallacetown; there were cattle auctions, too important to neglect, a day's journey from home; there was even a tiny opening beginning to loom up on the political horizon.
"The Old Gray Homestead"
Frances Parkinson Keyes
If writers and publishers only gave a thought to what they are doing when they generate such large families of books, careless as the salmon with its million young, we should have no such sad alms-houses of learning as Booksellers' Row, no such melancholy distress-sales of noble authors as remainder auctions.
"Prose Fancies"
Richard Le Gallienne

Famous quotes with Auctions

  • I am currently doing about 30 charity auctions a year.
    Jeffrey Archer
  • I think there are a lot of honest people doing honest business on online auctions. But the control on these Web sites is pretty minimal.
    Dan Butler
  • My father used to run auctions. He's now a singer in the Canary Islands.
    Jason Statham
  • Often when he was looking on at auctions he would say, "How many things there are which I do not need!"
    Diogenes Laërtius

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