deal with


verb(tr, adverb)
  1. to take action on: to deal with each problem in turn

  2. to punish: the headmaster will deal with the culprit

  1. to be concerned with: the book deals with Dutch art

  2. to conduct oneself (towards others), esp with regard to fairness: he can be relied on to deal fairly with everyone

  3. to do business with: the firm deals with many overseas suppliers

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deal with

See deal in, def. 1.

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