deal

phonetic symbol: / díl / 

deal - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of apportioning or distributing something
e.g.)
・the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions

[ noun ]
■ the act of distributing playing cards
e.g.)
・the deal was passed around the table clockwise

[ noun ]
■ a particular instance of buying or selling
e.g.)
・it was a package deal
・he's a master of the business deal
business deal , trade

[ noun ]
■ an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
e.g.)
・he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals
bargain

[ noun ]
■ the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement)
e.g.)
・he got a good deal on his car

[ noun ]
■ the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time
hand

[ noun ]
■ (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
e.g.)
・a deal of trouble
batch , flock , good deal , great deal , hatful , heap , lot , mass , mess , mickle , mint , mountain , muckle , passel , peck , pile , plenty , pot , quite a little , raft , sight , slew , spate , stack , tidy sum , wad

[ noun ]
■ wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
softwood

[ noun ]
■ a plank of softwood (fir or pine board)

[ verb ]
■ take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
consider , look at , take

[ verb ]
■ act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
e.g.)
・This book deals with incest
address , cover , handle , plow , treat

[ verb ]
■ do business
■ offer for sale as for one's livelihood
e.g.)
・She deals in gold
sell , trade

[ verb ]
■ sell
e.g.)
・deal hashish

[ verb ]
■ distribute cards to the players in a game
e.g.)
・Who's dealing?

[ verb ]
■ give (a specific card) to a player
e.g.)
・He dealt me the Queen of Spades

[ verb ]
■ give out as one's portion or share
apportion , divvy up , portion out , share

[ verb ]
■ administer or bestow, as in small portions
e.g.)
・deal a blow to someone
administer , allot , deal out , dish out , dispense , distribute , dole out , lot , mete out , parcel out , shell out

[ verb ]
■ take action with respect to (someone or something)
e.g.)
・How are we going to deal with this problem?
・The teacher knew how to deal with these lazy students

[ verb ]
■ behave in a certain way towards others
e.g.)
・He deals fairly with his employees

[ verb ]
■ be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
e.g.)
・I can deal with this crew of workers
care , handle , manage

[ verb ]
■ direct the course of
■ manage or control
carry on , conduct

[ verb ]
■ come to terms with
contend , cope , get by , grapple , make do , make out , manage

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