Definitions of deal:
  • noun:   the act of apportioning or distributing something
    Example: "The captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions"
  • noun:   the act of distributing playing cards
    Example: "The deal was passed around the table clockwise"
  • noun:   a particular instance of buying or selling
    Example: "It was a package deal"
  • noun:   the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement)
    Example: "He got a good deal on his car"
  • noun:   a plank of softwood (fir or pine board)
  • noun:   an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    Example: "He rose to prominence through a series of shady deals"
  • noun:   the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time
  • noun:   (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    Example: "A deal of trouble"
  • noun:   wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
  • verb:   do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood
    Example: "She deals in gold"
  • verb:   sell
    Example: "Deal hashish"
  • verb:   distribute to the players in a game
    Example: "Who's dealing?"
  • verb:   give (a specific card) to a player
    Example: "He dealt me the Queen of Spades"
  • verb:   take action with respect to (someone or something)
    Example: "How are we going to deal with this problem?"
  • verb:   behave in a certain way towards others
    Example: "He deals fairly with his employees"
  • verb:   be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    Example: "I can deal with this crew of workers"
  • verb:   direct the course of; manage or control
  • verb:   take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
  • verb:   administer or bestow, as in small portions
    Example: "Deal a blow to someone"
  • verb:   give out as one's portion or share
  • verb:   deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression
    Example: "This book deals with incest"
  • verb:   come to terms or deal successfully with
  • adjective:   made of fir or pine
    Example: "A plain deal table"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 11111 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1434)

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