Etymology
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vend (v.)

1620s, from Latin vendere "to sell, give for a bribe; praise, cry up," contraction of venumdare "offer for sale," from venum "for sale" (see venal) + dare "to give" (from PIE root *do- "to give"). Related: Vended; vending; vendible (early 14c.). Vending machine is recorded from 1889.

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Definitions of vend

vend (v.)
sell or offer for sale from place to place;
Synonyms: peddle / monger / huckster / hawk / pitch
From wordnet.princeton.edu