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deal1

deal1

 
 
pronunciation:
dil
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: deals, dealing, dealt
definition 1: to be concerned or to handle (usually followed by "with" or "in").
We must deal with this subject carefully.
synonyms:
cope with, handle, treat
similar words:
ponder, reflect on
definition 2: to act or behave (usually followed by "with").
She is honest in the way she deals with people.
synonyms:
act, behave, function
similar words:
attend, contend, cope with, struggle
definition 3: to do business; trade.
My uncle deals in antiques.
synonyms:
traffic
similar words:
bargain, market, negotiate
definition 4: to give out cards in a card game.
I'll shuffle, and you can deal.
similar words:
deliver
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an agreement or bargain.
We made a deal to share the money equally.
synonyms:
agreement, bargain, pact, transaction
similar words:
accord, business, compact, contract, negotiation, settlement
definition 2: amount (usually used with "good" or "great").
She tended her plants with a great deal of care.
synonyms:
lot
similar words:
degree, extent
Word Builder: deal +
  • dealer1:
    a person whose business is buying and selling.
  • dealer2:
    a person who deals the cards in a card game.
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  advertise, advertisement, game