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deal
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 13
1. A part or portion; a share; hence, an indefinite quantity, degree, or extent, degree, or extent; as, a deal of time and trouble; a deal of cold.
2. The process of dealing cards to the players; also, the portion disturbed.
5. Wood of the pine or fir; as, a floor of deal.
6. Specifically: To distribute, as cards, to the players at the commencement of a game; as, to deal the cards; to deal one a jack.
7. An arrangement to attain a desired result by a combination of interested parties; - applied to stock speculations and political bargains.
8. To divide; to separate in portions; hence, to give in portions; to distribute; to bestow successively; - sometimes with out.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To make distribution; to share out in portions, as cards to the players.
4. To contend ( with); to treat ( with), by way of opposition, check, or correction; as, he has turbulent passions to deal with.
5. To act as an intermediary in business or any affairs; to manage; to make arrangements; - followed by between or with.
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