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deal (n):
the act of apportioning or distributing something
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the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions
deal (n):
the act of distributing playing cards
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the deal was passed around the table clockwise
deal (n):
a particular instance of buying or selling
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it was a package deal.
I had no further trade with him.
he's a master of the business deal

Related Words: trade
deal (n):
an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
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he made a bargain with the devil.
he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals

Related Word: bargain
deal (n):
the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement)
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he got a good deal on his car
deal (n):
the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time
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I didn't hold a good hand all evening.
he kept trying to see my hand
deal (n):
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
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a batch of letters.
a deal of trouble.
a lot of money.
he made a mint on the stock market.
see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos.
it must have cost plenty.
a slew of journalists.
a wad of money

Related Words: heappileplentywad
deal (n):
wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
deal (n):
a plank of softwood (fir or pine board)
deal (v):
take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
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Take the case of China.
Consider the following case

Related Word: consider
deal (v):
act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
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This book deals with incest.
The course covered all of Western Civilization.
The new book treats the history of China

Related Words: covertreat
deal (v):
do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood
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She deals in gold.
The brothers sell shoes

Related Words: selltrade
deal (v):
sell
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deal (v):
distribute cards to the players in a game
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Who's dealing?
deal (v):
give (a specific card) to a player
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He dealt me the Queen of Spades
deal (v):
direct the course of; manage or control
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You cannot conduct business like this
Related Words: conduct
deal (v):
give out as one's portion or share
Related Words: apportionshare
deal (v):
administer or bestow, as in small portions
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administer critical remarks to everyone present.
dole out some money.
shell out pocket money for the children.
deal a blow to someone.
the machine dispenses soft drinks

Related Words: allotdispensedistribute
deal (v):
take action with respect to (someone or something)
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How are we going to deal with this problem?
The teacher knew how to deal with these lazy students
deal (v):
behave in a certain way towards others
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He deals fairly with his employees
deal (v):
be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
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I can deal with this crew of workers.
This blender can't handle nuts.
She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

Related Words: carehandlemanage
deal (v):
come to terms with
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We got by on just a gallon of gas.
They made do on half a loaf of bread every day
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God helps those who help themselves

Gayret edene Allah'da yardım eder.
God only helps those people who work hard and make an honest effort.


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