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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 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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