13 Definitions of Deal

The meaning of the word deal, the definition of Deal:

n. - 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.

n. - The process of dealing cards to the players; also, the portion disturbed.

n. - Distribution; apportionment.

n. - An arrangement to attain a desired result by a combination of interested parties; -- applied to stock speculations and political bargains.

n. - 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.

n. - Wood of the pine or fir; as, a floor of deal.

n. - To divide; to separate in portions; hence, to give in portions; to distribute; to bestow successively; -- sometimes with out.

n. - Specifically: To distribute, as cards, to the players at the commencement of a game; as, to deal the cards; to deal one a jack.

v. i. - To make distribution; to share out in portions, as cards to the players.

v. i. - 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.

v. i. - To act as an intermediary in business or any affairs; to manage; to make arrangements; -- followed by between or with.

v. i. - To conduct one's self; to behave or act in any affair or towards any one; to treat.

v. i. - To contend (with); to treat (with), by way of opposition, check, or correction; as, he has turbulent passions to deal with.

The word "deal" uses 4 letters: A D E L

Direct anagrams of deal:

dale lade lead

Words formed by adding one letter before or after deal, or to deal in any order:

b - baled blade   c - clade decal laced   d - addle dedal laded   g - glade   h - haled   i - ailed ideal   k - laked   l - ladle   m - lamed medal   n - eland laden naled   p - padle paled pedal plead   r - alder lader   s - dales deals lades lased leads   t - dealt delta lated   v - laved   w - lawed waled weald   x - axled   y - delay layed leady   z - lazed  

Shorter words found within deal:

ad ade ae al ale dal de del dl ed el eld la lad lea led

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