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Definition of Deal

Deal

  1. A part or portion; a share; hence, an indefinite quantity, degree, or extent, degree, or extent; as, a deal of time and trouble; a deal of cold.
  2. The process of dealing cards to the players; also, the portion disturbed.
  3. Distribution; apportionment.
  4. An arrangement to attain a desired result by a combination of interested parties; -- applied to stock speculations and political bargains.
  5. The division of a piece of timber made by sawing; a board or plank; particularly, a board or plank of fir or pine above seven inches in width, and exceeding six feet in length. If narrower than this, it is called a batten; if shorter, a deal end.
  6. Wood of the pine or fir; as, a floor of deal.
  7. To divide; to separate in portions; hence, to give in portions; to distribute; to bestow successively; -- sometimes with out.
  8. Specifically: To distribute, as cards, to the players at the commencement of a game; as, to deal the cards; to deal one a jack.
  9. To make distribution; to share out in portions, as cards to the players.
  10. To do a distributing or retailing business, as distinguished from that of a manufacturer or producer; to traffic; to trade; to do business; as, he deals in flour.
  11. To act as an intermediary in business or any affairs; to manage; to make arrangements; -- followed by between or with.
  12. To conduct one's self; to behave or act in any affair or towards any one; to treat.
  13. To contend (with); to treat (with), by way of opposition, check, or correction; as, he has turbulent passions to deal with.

Deal Quotations

Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
Will Smith

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money. - John Ruskin
A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.
John Ruskin

Truth is, I'll never know all there is to know about you just as you will never know all there is to know about me. Humans are by nature too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, a dash of optimism and a great deal of candour.
Tom Hanks

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
J. K. Rowling

Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
Jacqueline Bisset
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Deal Translations

deal in Afrikaans is uitdeel
deal in Dutch is rondgeven, ronddelen, uitdelen
deal in French is dispenser, distribuer
deal in German is Abkommen, handeln, zuteilen
deal in Latin is paciscor
deal in Norwegian is handel
deal in Spanish is trato