verb (used without object), dealt, deal·ing.
verb (used with object), dealt, deal·ing.
- the distribution of cards to the players in a game.
- the set of cards in one's hand.
- the turn of a player to deal.
- the period of time during which a deal is played.
- Poker. to deal the final hand of a game.
- Slang. to get rid of or trade (something or someone) in a transaction.
Origin of deal1
Definition for deal (2 of 2)
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Examples from the Web for deal
“Personally, I deal with manners of righteousness and God,” he says.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Speculation raged that Duke agreed not to run as part of the deal, though it was never proven.
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Parker tells of a new Texas struggling to deal with inequality.
Parker tells of a new Texas struggling to deal with diversity.
The deal shall be finished when every player has received five cards.Round Games with Cards|W. H. Peel
When the time comes, later on, it may be possible for us to deal with him.The Kingdom of the Blind|E. Phillips Oppenheim
The governorship of Theodore Roosevelt was marked by a deal of fine constructive legislation and administration.Theodore Roosevelt and His Times|Harold Howland
The chapters in the same way often fail to finish the subject with which they deal, and sometimes include several subjects.Study of Child Life|Marion Foster Washburne
When you find yourselves tempted, be sure to ask advice; and when you see another so, deal with him gently.
British Dictionary definitions for deal (1 of 3)
verb deals, dealing or dealt (dɛlt)
- the process of distributing the cards
- a player's turn to do this
- a single round in a card game
Word Origin for deal
British Dictionary definitions for deal (2 of 3)
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British Dictionary definitions for deal (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with deal
In addition to the idioms beginning with deal
- deal in
- deal out
- deal with
- big deal
- close the sale (deal)
- cut a deal
- done deal
- good deal
- make a federal case (big deal)
- no deal
- raw deal
- square deal
- sweeten the kitty (deal)
- wheel and deal