Consumption vs Sale - What's the difference?

consumption | sale |


As nouns the difference between consumption and sale

is that consumption is the act of consuming something while sale is splinter.

consumption

English

Noun

(-)
  • The act of consuming something.
  • The fire's consumption of the forest caused ecological changes.
  • The amount consumed.
  • gross national consumption
  • (pathology) The wasting-away of the human body through disease.
  • (senseid)(pathology, dated) Pulmonary tuberculosis.
  • Derived terms

    * autoconsumption, self-consumption. * conspicuous consumption.

    See also

    (Wikipedia)

    sale

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) sale, sal, from (etyl) . Related also to (l), (l).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A hall.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) sale, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (s)
  • An exchange of goods or services for currency or credit.
  • The sale of goods at reduced prices.
  • The act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder.
  • Derived terms
    * for sale * on sale * regular sales * salesman * sales pitch
    Troponyms
    * (selling of goods at reduced prices) cut-rate sale, sales event * (act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder) auction, public sale

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