deal deal  /ˈdil/


  1. (n) a particular instance of buying or selling
  2. (n) an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
  3. (n) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
  4. (n) a plank of softwood (fir or pine board)
  5. (n) wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
  6. (n) the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time
  7. (n) the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement)
  8. (n) the act of distributing playing cards
  9. (n) the act of apportioning or distributing something
  10. (v) act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
  11. (v) take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
  12. (v) take action with respect to (someone or something)
  13. (v) come to terms with
  14. (v) administer or bestow, as in small portions
  15. (v) do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood
  16. (v) be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
  17. (v) behave in a certain way towards others
  18. (v) distribute cards to the players in a game
  19. (v) direct the course of; manage or control
  20. (v) give out as one's portion or share
  21. (v) give (a specific card) to a player
  22. (v) sell

Derived Word(s)


  1. Despite complaints from the left, House Speaker Pelosi felt she won enough concessions on Bush's domestic surveillance powers to make the new deal a political win.
  2. GOP officials are apparently mulling over a deal that would allow for a new review of the Dubai Ports World contentious acquisition.
  3. Target has struck a deal with his royal funkiness to be the exclusive retail outlet for Prince's new three-disc set.


  1. MST deal saves operations, but may be temporary fix

    Thanks to a last-minute deal, catching a bus in Monterey County shouldn't be a problem for the next few months. But officials say the deal is just a temporary fix. The deal, struck between transit labor unions and the U.S. Department of Labor, enabled certification of a $3.4 million grant to Monterey-Salinas Transit for operations, temporarily saving MST from dramatic cutbacks.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Monterey County Herald

  2. Deal: Georgia Needs To Examine Forfeiture Laws

    Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia needs to examine changes to the state's civil forfeiture laws and called for more financial transparency. Under state law, police and prosecutors can seize money and property from people suspected of committing crimes but who have not been convicted. Seizing property...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting

  3. Deal of the Day – Old Navy

    Today's Deal of the Day is for Old Navy shopping. Click here to save $15 off of a $50 purchase when you use your Old Navy card, Gap card...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WTKR Norfolk


  1. He called last year's bull market, remember, saying in March of 2009, "What you're now seeing is profit-and-earning ratios are starting to get to the point where buying stocks is a potentially good deal," whereupon stocks promptly embarked on...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "Some say the gains we are making in Iraq come too late," Mr Bush said. "They are mistaken. It is never too late to deal a blow to al-Qaeda. It is never too late to advance freedom. And it is never too late to support our troops in a fight...
    on Sep 14, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Times Online

  3. "We have to concentrate on our own game," said defender Philipp Lahm, Germany's captain. "They are temperamental, we'll see how they deal with defeat on Saturday. They are impulsive, temperamental and they don't know how to lose."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Philipp Lahm Source: The Associated Press

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