Textual thesaurus for "deal"

(noun) trade, business deal

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

(noun) bargain

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

(noun) hand

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

(noun) batch, mint, mountain, muckle, peck, passel, tidy sum, spate, sight, slew, stack, heap, hatful, good deal, great deal, wad, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, lot, mass, mess, mickle, flock

(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; see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos; it must have cost plenty; a slew of journalists; a wad of money

(noun) softwood

wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)

(verb) take, look at, consider

take into consideration for exemplifying purposes

Take the case of China; Consider the following case

(verb) cover, address, plow, handle, treat

act on 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

(verb) trade, sell

do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood

She deals in gold; The brothers sell shoes

(verb) apportion, divvy up, share, portion out

give out as one's portion or share

(verb) distribute, dole out, deal out, dish out, dispense, allot, administer, parcel out, shell out, mete out, lot

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; the machine dispenses soft drinks

(verb) handle, manage, care

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

(verb) conduct, carry on

direct the course of; manage or control

You cannot conduct business like this

(verb) contend, cope, make do, make out, manage, grapple, get by

come to terms with

We got by on just a gallon of gas; They made do on half a loaf of bread every day