HyperDic: deal

English > 22 senses of the word deal:
NOUNactdeal, trade, business deala particular instance of buying or selling
communicationdeal, bargainan agreement between parties / parties / parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
quantitydeal, 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(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent
substancedeala plank of softwood (fir or pine / pine board)
substancedeal, softwoodwood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
groupdeal, handthe cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time
eventdealthe type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement)
actdealthe act of distributing playing cards
actdealthe act of apportioning or distributing something
VERBcommunicationdeal, cover, treat, handle, plow, addressact on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
cognitiondeal, consider, take, look attake into consideration for exemplifying purposes
socialdealtake action with respect to (someone or something)
socialdeal, cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, managecome to terms with
possessiondeal, distribute, administer, mete out, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole outadminister or bestow, as in small portions
possessiondeal, sell, tradedo business
socialdeal, manage, care, handlebe in charge of, act on, or dispose of
socialdealbehave in a certain way towards others
possessiondealdistribute cards to the players in a game / game / game
socialdeal, conduct, carry ondirect the course of
possessiondeal, share, divvy up, portion out, apportiongive out as one's portion or share
possessiondealgive (a specific card) to a player
possessiondealsell
deal > pronunciation
Soundsdiy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > deal: 22 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA particular instance of buying or selling.
Examples
  • "it was a package deal"
  • "he's a master of the business deal"
Synonymstrade, business deal
Narrowerarms dealA deal to provide military arms
penny anteA business deal on a trivial scale
Broadertransaction, dealing, dealingsThe act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
Spanishacuerdo, comercio, negocio, operación comercial, transacción, trato
Catalanacord, afer, comerç, negoci, operació comercial, tracte
Verbsdealdo business
dealsell
English > deal: 22 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn agreement between parties / parties / parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each.
Example "he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals"
Synonymbargain
Broaderagreement, understandingThe statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
Spanishpacto, trato
Catalannegoci, pacte, tracte, transacció
English > deal: 22 senses > noun 3, quantity
Meaning(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent.
Example "a deal of trouble"
Synonymsbatch, 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
Narrowerflood, inundation, deluge, torrentAn overwhelming number or amount
haymowA mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Spanishavalancha, barbaridad, bestialidad, burrada, cantidad, cúmulo, enormidad, fajo, lote, mogollón, montaña, montón, multitud, passel, pila
Catalanapilament, apilotament, castell, cúmul, estiba, feix, lot, manyoc, muntanya, munt, passel, pila, pilot, quantitat, tou
English > deal: 22 senses > noun 4, substance
MeaningA plank of softwood (fir or pine / pine board).
Broaderboard, plankA stout length of sawn timber
Spanishtabla de abeto, tabla de pino, tablón
English > deal: 22 senses > noun 5, substance
Meaningwood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir).
Synonymsoftwood
Narrowerpulpwoodsoftwood used to make paper
BroaderwoodThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Spanishmadera de coníferas
Catalanfusta tova
English > deal: 22 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningThe cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time.
Synonymhand
Partslong suitIn a hand, the suit having the most cards
Narrowerbridge handThe cards held in a game of bridge
poker handThe 5 cards held in a game of poker
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishmano
Catalan
Verbsdealdistribute cards to the players in a game / game / game
dealgive (a specific card) to a player
dealdirect the course of
English > deal: 22 senses > noun 7, event
MeaningThe type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement).
Example"he got a good deal on his car"
Narrowerfair deal, square dealfair treatment
raw dealunfair treatment
Broaderresult, resultant, final result, outcome, terminationSomething that results
Spanishtrato
Catalantracte
Verbsdealdirect the course of
English > deal: 22 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningThe act of distributing playing cards.
Example"the deal was passed around the table clockwise"
Categorycard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
Part ofcard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
NarrowermisdealAn incorrect deal
BroaderdistributionThe act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
Verbsdealdistribute cards to the players in a game / game / game
dealgive (a specific card) to a player
English > deal: 22 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningThe act of apportioning or distributing something.
Example"the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions"
Narrowernew dealA reapportioning of something
Broaderallotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignationThe act of distributing by allotting / allotting or apportioning
Verbsdealadminister or bestow, as in small portions
dealgive out as one's portion or share
English > deal: 22 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningAct on verbally or in some form of artistic expression.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"This book deals with incest"
Synonymscover, treat, handle, plow, address
Narrowerdiscourse, talk about, discussTo consider or examine in speech or writing
theologize, theologisetreat from a theological viewpoint or render theological in character
Broaderbroach, initiateBring up a topic for discussion
Similar toembrace, encompass, comprehend, coverInclude in scope
treat, handle, do byinteract in a certain way
Spanishabordar, dirigir, tratar
Catalandirigir, tractar
English > deal: 22 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningTake into consideration for exemplifying purposes.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsconsider, take, look at
NarrowerabstractConsider apart from a particular case or instance
contemplateConsider as a possibility
dally, trifle, playConsider not very seriously
warm toBecome excited about
Broaderthink aboutHave on one's mind, think about actively
Spanishconsiderar
English > deal: 22 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningTake action with respect to (someone or something).
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "How are we going to deal with this problem?"
  • "The teacher knew how to deal with these lazy students"
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishabordar, encarar, tramitar
Catalanabordar, encarar, tramitar
Nounsdealingmethod or manner of conduct in relation to others
dealingssocial or verbal interchange (usually followed by 'with')
English > deal: 22 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningCome to terms with.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymscope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, manage
Narrowerfendtry to manage without help
hack, cutBe able to manage or manage successfully
improvise, extemporizemanage in a makeshift way
scrape along, scrape by, scratch along, squeak by, squeeze by, rub alongmanage one's existence barely
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishabordar, arreglárselas, conformarse, contender, encarar, grapar, industriarse, ingeniarse, soportar, tramitar, tratar
Catalanabordar, encarar, enfrontar-se, fer front a, plantar cara a, resistir, sortir-se'n, suportar, tramitar
English > deal: 22 senses > verb 5, possession
MeaningAdminister or bestow, as in small portions.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example "deal a blow to someone"
Synonymsdistribute, administer, mete out, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out
Narrowerassign, allot, portionGive out
dealDistribute cards to the players in a game / game / game
give, applyGive or convey physically
reallotallot again
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Spanishadjudicar, asignar, conceder, destinar, dispensar, distribuir, repartir
Catalanadjudicar, assignar, concedir, destinar, dispensar, distribuir, repartir
Nounsdealthe act of apportioning or distributing something
English > deal: 22 senses > verb 6, possession
Meaningdo business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Example"She deals in gold"
Synonymssell, trade
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Narrowerblack marketeerDeal on the black market
dealsell
marketDeal in a market
peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitchsell or offer for sale from place to place
pushsell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs)
pyramidUse or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal
BroadertransactConduct business
See alsodeal outadminister or bestow, as in small portions
tradeengage in the trade of
Similar todealsell
sellBe sold at a certain price or in a certain way
Spanishcomercializar, comerciar, traficar, transar, vender
Catalancomerciar, traficar, vendre
Nounsdeala particular instance of buying or selling
dealera firm engaged in trading
dealersomeone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
dealerthe major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange
dealing, dealingsthe act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
English > deal: 22 senses > verb 7, social
MeaningBe in charge of, act on, or dispose of.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"I can deal with this crew of workers"
Synonymsmanage, care, handle
Narroweradminister, administrateWork in an administrative capacity
come to grips, get to gripsDeal with (a problem or a subject / subject)
conduct, carry on, dealdirect the course of
coordinateBring into common action, movement, or condition
directBe in charge of
dispose ofDeal with or settle
juggleDeal with simultaneously
mismanage, mishandle, misconductmanage badly or incompetently
organize, organiseCause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
processDeal with in a routine way
take care, mindBe in charge of or deal with
touchDeal with
workCause to operate or function
Broadercontrol, commandExercise authoritative control or power over
Spanishabordar, administrar, encarar, gestionar, guiar, manejar, ocuparse, ocupar, regentar, tramitar, tratar
Catalanabordar, emprar, encarar, gestionar, manejar, ocupar, regentar, tractar, tramitar
English > deal: 22 senses > verb 8, social
MeaningBehave in a certain way towards others.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"He deals fairly with his employees"
Broaderbehave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carryBehave in a certain manner
Nounsdealingmethod or manner of conduct in relation to others
dealingsmutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groups
English > deal: 22 senses > verb 9, possession
MeaningDistribute cards to the players in a game / game / game.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"Who's dealing?"
Categorycard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
NarrowermisdealDeal cards wrongly
Broaderdistribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole outAdminister or bestow, as in small portions
Similar todealGive (a specific card) to a player
Spanishrepartir
Nounsdealthe act of distributing playing cards
dealthe cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time
dealerthe person who distributes the playing cards in a card game
English > deal: 22 senses > verb 10, social
Meaningdirect the course of; manage or control.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsconduct, carry on
Narrowerracketeercarry on illegal business activities involving crime
Broadermanage, deal, care, handleBe in charge of, act on, or dispose of
Spanishconducir, llevar, manejar
Catalanconduir, portar
Nounsdealthe type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement)
dealthe cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time
dealing, dealingsthe act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
English > deal: 22 senses > verb 11, possession
MeaningGive out as one's portion or share.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsshare, divvy up, portion out, apportion
Entailsseparate, divide, partcome apart
Entailed byadmeasureDetermine the quantity of someone's share
Broaderdistribute, give out, hand out, pass outGive to several people
Spanishdesglosar, prorratear
Catalandesglossar, prorratejar
Nounsdealthe act of apportioning or distributing something
English > deal: 22 senses > verb 12, possession
MeaningGive (a specific card) to a player.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
Example"He dealt me the Queen of Spades"
Categorycard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
Broaderpass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, giveplace into the hands or custody of
Similar todealDistribute cards to the players in a game / game / game
Nounsdealthe act of distributing playing cards
dealthe cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time
dealerthe person who distributes the playing cards in a card game
English > deal: 22 senses > verb 13, possession
Meaningsell.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"deal hashish"
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Broaderdeal, sell, tradedo business
Similar todeal, sell, tradedo business
Nounsdeala particular instance of buying or selling
dealera firm engaged in trading
dealera seller of illicit goods

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