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Definitions of deal

  1. To trade or negotiate; to act between man and man; to behave well or ill; to act; to distribute cards. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To distribute, apportion, or divide; throw about; scatter. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To divide, to distribute: to throw about. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To distribute. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To distribute; apportion; inflict. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To make distribution; to share out in portions, as cards to the players. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To do a distributing or retailing business, as distinguished from that of a manufacturer or producer; to traffic; to trade; to do business; as, he deals in flour. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To conduct one's self; to behave or act in any affair or towards any one; to treat. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To contend (with); to treat (with), by way of opposition, check, or correction; as, he has turbulent passions to deal with. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To act as an intermediary in business or any affairs; to manage; to make arrangements; - followed by between or with. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To conduct business; as, they deal directly with the farmers; make a private arrangement. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. To transact business: to act: to distribute cards:-pa.t. and pa.p. dealt (delt). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. give out as one's portion or share Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. consider, as of an example; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. come to terms or deal successfully with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. To do business; trade. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. To distribute; to scatter; to throw about; to throw out in succession. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. To distribute, as cards; to divide into portions; to give gradually; to transact business; to traffic; to act. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. Dealing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. a particular instance of buying or selling; "it was a package deal"; "I had no further trade with him"; "he's a master of the business deal" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. the act of apportioning or distributing something; "the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. (card game) the act of distributing playing cards; "the deal was passed around the table clockwise" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement); "he got a good deal on his car" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. a plank of softwood (fir or pine board) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. the act of distributing playing cards; "the deal was passed around the table clockwise" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. the of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement); "he got a good deal on his car" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. sell; "deal hashish" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  32. distribute to the players in a game; "Who's dealing?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  33. give (a specific card) to a player; "He dealt me the Queen of Spades" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  34. take action with respect to (someone or something); "How are we going to deal with this problem?"; "The teacher knew how to deal with these lazy students" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  35. behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  36. made of fir or pine; "a plain deal table" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  37. A part or portion; a share; hence, an indefinite quantity, degree, or extent, degree, or extent; as, a deal of time and trouble; a deal of cold. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. Distribution; apportionment. Webster Dictionary DB
  39. Wood of the pine or fir; as, a floor of deal. Webster Dictionary DB
  40. Specifically: To distribute, as cards, to the players at the commencement of a game; as, to deal the cards; to deal one a jack. Webster Dictionary DB
  41. An arrangement to attain a desired result by a combination of interested parties; - applied to stock speculations and political bargains. Webster Dictionary DB
  42. To divide; to separate in portions; hence, to give in portions; to distribute; to bestow successively; - sometimes with out. Webster Dictionary DB
  43. A division; a part; a portion; a division of cards to the players; colloquially, a bargain or a secret agreement; as, a deal between politicians; the wood of the fir or pine tree cut into boards or planks. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  44. A portion: an indefinite quantity: a large quantity: the act of dividing cards: one of the divisions or boards into which a piece of timber is cut: a fir or pine board. Often applied in U. S. to large and important business transactions, especially on the Stock Exchange. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  45. To behave. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  46. A part; quantity; distribution; fir or pine board. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  47. A quantity or degree. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  48. A distribution of cards; a single round. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  49. A secret bargain. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  50. A board or plank, or the wood, as pine, of which it is made. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  51. A part or portion; an indefinite quantity; the distribution of cards; the division of a piece of timber made by sawing; a pine board or plank. To deal by, to treat either well or ill. To deal in, to have to do with; to be engaged in; to trade in. To deal with, to use well or ill; to treat with by way of discipline; to contend with. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  52. An indefinite quantity; a great part. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  53. A board or plank of wood, generally of the pine or fir. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  54. Dealt. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for deal

  1. Deal yoreself a new hand and forget it. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White
  2. She took to looking at it a great deal – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
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