Deal

Adjective

  • Made of deal.

    "A plain deal table"

Noun

  • (informal) A situation, occasion, or event.

    ""I've never killed anybody before. I don't see what's the big deal.""

  • (uncountable) Wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
  • The distribution of cards to players; a player's turn for this.

    "I believe it's your deal."

  • (often followed by of) An indefinite quantity or amount; a lot (now usually qualified by great or good).
  • An agreement between parties; an arrangement

    "He made a deal with the devil."

  • (informal) A thing, an unspecified or unidentified object.

    "The deal with four tines is called a pitchfork."

  • The distribution of cards to players; a player's turn for this.

    "I didn’t have a good deal all evening."

  • (obsolete) A division, a portion, a share.

    "We gave three deals of grain in tribute to the king."

  • Specifically, a transaction offered which is financially beneficial; a bargain.
  • (informal) A situation, occasion, or event.

    "Line spoken by character played by John Travolta in the movie Broken Arrow.What's the deal?"

  • (countable) A plank of softwood (fir or pine board)
  • (archaic in general sense) An act of dealing or sharing.
  • A particular instance of buying or selling, a transaction

    "We need to finalise the deal with Henderson by midnight."

  • A unit of volume equal to 12 ft × 11 in × 1.5 in, used to measure firewood.

Verb

  • To distribute cards to the players in a game.

    "I was dealt four aces."

  • (intransitive) To have dealings or business.
  • (intransitive) To trade professionally (followed by in).

    "She deals in gold."

  • (intransitive) To handle, to manage, to cope.

    "I can't deal with this."

  • (transitive) To administer or give out, as in small portions.
  • (baseball) To pitch.

    "The whole crowd waited for him to deal a real humdinger."

  • (obsolete, intransitive) To take action; to act.
  • (intransitive) To be concerned with.
  • (transitive) To distribute among a number of recipients, to give out as one’s portion or share.

    "The fighting is over; now we deal out the spoils of victory."

  • To distribute cards to the players in a game.

    "The cards were shuffled and dealt by the croupier."

  • (intransitive) To conduct oneself, to behave.
  • (transitive) To sell, especially to sell illicit drugs.

    "This club takes a dim view of members who deal drugs."

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