deal  

  • Pronunciation of deal: D IY1 L (dil)

  • Number of syllables of deal: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of deal

  • Definition of deal

    • (n): the act of apportioning or distributing something; "the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions"  
    • (n): the act of distributing playing cards; "the deal was passed around the table clockwise"  
    • (n): 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"  
    • (n): an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each; "he made a bargain with the devil"; "he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals"  
    • (n): the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement); "he got a good deal on his car"  
    • (n): the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; "I didn''t hold a good hand all evening"; "he kept trying to see my hand"  
    • (n): (often followed by `of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"  
    • (n): wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)  
    • (n): a plank of softwood (fir or pine board)  
    • (v): take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"  
    • (v): deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China"  
    • (v): do business; offer for sale as for one''s livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"  
    • (v): sell; "deal hashish"  
    • (v): distribute to the players in a game; "Who''s dealing?"  
    • (v): give (a specific card) to a player; "He dealt me the Queen of Spades"  
    • (v): give out as one''s portion or share  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"  
    • (v): be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can''t handle nuts"; "She managed her parents'' affairs after they got too old"  
    • (v): direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (s): made of fir or pine; "a plain deal table"  
  • Examples of deal

    • Chicago has finalized a deal.  
    • How do you deal with posers  
    • Malvinder Singh also said that this was a strategical deal and not a sell out.  
    • The man accepted the deal.  
    • Hilson was an irrepressible deal maker.  
    • The deal was finalized the following week.  
    • The deal modifies the previously signed but unfulfilled Wye agreement.  
    • We deal with adulteration of alcohol.  
    • Epizootic deal with disease in animal.  
    • He knows how to deal with prodiality.  

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