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.
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Idioms for deal
Origin of deal1
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Definition for deal (2 of 2)
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Example sentences from the Web for deal
Some moderates hope Pelosi will come around and make a deal -- particular now that the Problem Solvers Caucus has laid out a bipartisan bluepring.Trump moves closer to Pelosi in economic aid talks, and House speaker must decide next move|Rachael Bade, Erica Werner|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
They called the state action “a self-dealing administrative order” and said the proposed penalties “are insufficient to deter future violations, leaving a realistic prospect of continued noncompliance.”
In the weeks before a trial in the case, lawyers for Bluestone filed documents detailing a draft deal worked out separately with the state’s Department of Environmental Protection.
Asked whether advertisers are required to commit to spend a minimum amount of money to advertise on NBCU’s properties in order to access the program, the NBCU spokesperson said each deal is different and negotiated on an individual basis.NBCUniversal tests new measurement program to prove it can push product sales for advertisers|Tim Peterson|September 17, 2020|Digiday
So when the governor calls in the National Guard, perhaps on behalf of a mayor to respond to a particular situation, you’re there to fulfill the vision of that municipality dealing with whatever emergency effort it is.Mobilizing the National Guard Doesn’t Mean Your State Is Under Martial Law. Usually.|by Logan Jaffe|September 17, 2020|ProPublica
“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.
He later accepted a plea deal that put him behind bars for 25 years.
It's not necessarily a deal-breaker, but it is kind of a top priority.
In the wee hours of Christmas morning, a flight deal was shared in an exclusive Facebook group for urban travelers.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They are very urgent questions; our sons and daughters will have to begin to deal with them from the moment they leave college.
The patriarchal decree of the government was a good deal of a joke on the plains, anyway—except when you were caught defying it!Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
She and her younger sister, Janet, had quarreled a good deal through force of unfortunate habit.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
In practice we find a good deal of technical study comes into the college stage.
Bernard sat thinking for a long time; at first with a good deal of mortification—at last with a good deal of bitterness.Confidence|Henry James
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