Meaning : Take action with respect to (someone or something).
How are we going to deal with this problem?.
The teacher knew how to deal with these lazy students.
Meaning : Administer or bestow, as in small portions.
Administer critical remarks to everyone present.
Dole out some money.
Shell out pocket money for the children.
Deal a blow to someone.
The machine dispenses soft drinks.
Meaning : Behave in a certain way towards others.
He deals fairly with his employees.
Meaning : Distribute cards to the players in a game.
Meaning : Give (a specific card) to a player.
He dealt me the Queen of Spades.
Meaning : Sell.
Meaning : An agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each.
He made a bargain with the devil.
He rose to prominence through a series of shady deals.
Synonyms : bargain
Meaning : (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent.
A batch of letters.
A deal of trouble.
A lot of money.
He made a mint on the stock market.
See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos.
It must have cost plenty.
A slew of journalists.
A wad of money.
Synonyms : batch, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
Meaning : A plank of softwood (fir or pine board).
Meaning : Wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir).
Synonyms : softwood
Meaning : The cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time.
I didn't hold a good hand all evening.
He kept trying to see my hand.
Synonyms : hand
Meaning : The type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement).
He got a good deal on his car.
Meaning : The act of distributing playing cards.
The deal was passed around the table clockwise.
Meaning : The act of apportioning or distributing something.
The captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions.