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1deal/ˈdiːl/verb
dealsdealt/ˈdɛlt/dealing
1deal
/ˈdiːl/
verb
dealsdealt/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
   b : 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,pluraldealers[count]
2deal/ˈdiːl/noun
pluraldeals
2deal
/ˈdiːl/
noun
pluraldeals
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
3deal/ˈdiːl/noun
pluraldeals
3deal
/ˈdiːl/
noun
pluraldeals
Learner's definition of DEAL  
[count] : an agreement between two or more people or groups that helps each in some way
— see also done dealsweetheart deal
[singular] : a way of treating someone
— see also big dealraw 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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