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1 deal /ˈdiːl/ verb
deals; dealt /ˈdɛlt/ ; dealing
1 deal
/ˈdiːl/
verb
deals; dealt /ˈdɛlt/ ; dealing
Learner's definition of DEAL
: to give cards to the players in a card game
[no object]
[+ object]
often used figuratively
[+ object] : to give (something or an amount of something) to someone
usually + out
: to buy and sell (drugs, art, etc.) as a business
[+ object]
[no object]
see also wheel and deal at 2wheel

deal a blow

◊ To deal a blow to someone means to hit someone.
usually used figuratively

deal in

[phrasal verb]
deal in (something)
: to buy and sell (something) as a business
: to use or be involved in (something)
deal (someone) in : to include someone in a card game

deal with

[phrasal verb]
deal with (someone or something)
: to be about (something) : to have (something) as a subject
: to make business agreements with (someone)
: to do something about (a person or thing that causes a problem or difficult situation)
: to accept or try to accept (something that is true and cannot be changed) : to control your feelings about (something)

— dealer

noun, plural dealers [count]
2 deal /ˈdiːl/ noun
plural deals
2 deal
/ˈdiːl/
noun
plural deals
Learner's definition of DEAL
[singular] : a large number or amount : a lot used in the phrases a good deal or a great deal
[count] : the act of giving cards to each player in a card game usually singular
compare 3deal
3 deal /ˈdiːl/ noun
plural deals
3 deal
/ˈdiːl/
noun
plural deals
Learner's definition of DEAL
[count] : an agreement between two or more people or groups that helps each in some way
see also done deal, sweetheart deal
[singular] : a way of treating someone
see also big deal, raw deal
[count] : a price that is fair or lower than the usual price
the deal informal : basic information about a person, thing, or situation

one-shot deal

: something that happens only one time

the real deal

informal
: something or someone that is real or genuine : a thing or person that is not a copy or imitation
compare 2deal
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