Definition of DEAL

noun : DEAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a plank of softwood (fir or pine board) ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

    ) the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement); "he got a good deal on his car" ;

  • 8. (

    ) the act of distributing playing cards; "the deal was passed around the table clockwise" ;

  • 9. (

    ) the act of apportioning or distributing something; "the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions" ;

verb : DEAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes" ;

  • 7. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 8. (

    ) behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees" ;

  • 9. (

    ) distribute cards to the players in a game; "Who's dealing?" ;