Synonyms for (noun) deal

Synonyms: deal

Definition: the act of apportioning or distributing something

Usage: the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions

Similar words: allocation, allotment, assignation, apportioning, apportionment, parceling, parcelling

Definition: the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan

Usage: the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state


Synonyms: deal

Definition: the act of distributing playing cards

Usage: the deal was passed around the table clockwise

Similar words: distribution

Definition: the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning


Synonyms: trade, business deal, deal

Definition: a particular instance of buying or selling

Usage: it was a package deal; I had no further trade with him; he's a master of the business deal

Similar words: transaction, dealing, dealings

Definition: the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)

Usage: no transactions are possible without him; he has always been honest is his dealings with me


Synonyms: bargain, deal

Definition: an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each

Usage: he made a bargain with the devil; he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals

Similar words: understanding, agreement

Definition: the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises

Usage: they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business; there was an understanding between management and the workers


Synonyms: deal

Definition: the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement)

Usage: he got a good deal on his car

Similar words: outcome, result, resultant, final result, termination

Definition: something that results

Usage: he listened for the results on the radio


Synonyms: deal, hand

Definition: the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time

Usage: I didn't hold a good hand all evening; he kept trying to see my hand

Similar words: aggregation, accumulation, assemblage, collection

Definition: several things grouped together or considered as a whole


Synonyms: batch, mint, mountain, muckle, peck, passel, tidy sum, deal, spate, sight, slew, stack, heap, hatful, good deal, great deal, wad, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, lot, mass, mess, mickle, flock

Definition: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

Usage: 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

Similar words: large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude


Synonyms: deal, softwood

Definition: wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)

Similar words: wood

Definition: the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees


Synonyms: deal

Definition: a plank of softwood (fir or pine board)

Similar words: plank, board

Definition: a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes

Synonyms for (verb) deal

Synonyms: take, look at, consider, deal

Definition: take into consideration for exemplifying purposes

Usage: Take the case of China; Consider the following case

Similar words: think about

Definition: have on one's mind, think about actively

Usage: I'm thinking about my friends abroad; She always thinks about her children first


Synonyms: cover, deal, address, plow, handle, treat

Definition: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression

Usage: This book deals with incest; The course covered all of Western Civilization; The new book treats the history of China

Similar words: broach, initiate

Definition: bring up a topic for discussion


Synonyms: trade, sell, deal

Definition: do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood

Usage: She deals in gold; The brothers sell shoes

Similar words: transact

Definition: conduct business

Usage: transact with foreign governments


Synonyms: deal

Definition: sell

Usage: deal hashish

Similar words: trade, sell, deal

Definition: do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood

Usage: She deals in gold; The brothers sell shoes


Synonyms: deal

Definition: distribute cards to the players in a game

Usage: Who's dealing?

Similar words: distribute, dole out, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, allot, administer, parcel out, shell out, mete out, lot

Definition: administer or bestow, as in small portions

Usage: 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


Synonyms: deal

Definition: give (a specific card) to a player

Usage: He dealt me the Queen of Spades

Similar words: hand, give, reach, pass, pass on, turn over

Definition: place into the hands or custody of

Usage: hand me the spoon, please; Turn the files over to me, please; He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers


Synonyms: apportion, deal, divvy up, share, portion out

Definition: give out as one's portion or share

Similar words: distribute, pass out, give out, hand out

Definition: give to several people

Usage: The teacher handed out the exams


Synonyms: distribute, dole out, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, allot, administer, parcel out, shell out, mete out, lot

Definition: administer or bestow, as in small portions

Usage: 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

Similar words: give

Definition: transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody

Usage: I gave her my money; can you give me lessons?; She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care


Synonyms: deal

Definition: take action with respect to (someone or something)

Usage: How are we going to deal with this problem?; The teacher knew how to deal with these lazy students

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel


Synonyms: deal

Definition: behave in a certain way towards others

Usage: He deals fairly with his employees

Similar words: acquit, bear, behave, conduct, deport, carry, comport

Definition: behave in a certain manner

Usage: She carried herself well; he bore himself with dignity; They conducted themselves well during these difficult times


Synonyms: deal, handle, manage, care

Definition: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of

Usage: I can deal with this crew of workers; This blender can't handle nuts; She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

Similar words: command, control

Definition: exercise authoritative control or power over

Usage: control the budget; Command the military forces


Synonyms: deal, conduct, carry on

Definition: direct the course of; manage or control

Usage: You cannot conduct business like this

Similar words: deal, handle, manage, care

Definition: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of

Usage: I can deal with this crew of workers; This blender can't handle nuts; She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old


Synonyms: deal, contend, cope, make do, make out, manage, grapple, get by

Definition: come to terms with

Usage: We got by on just a gallon of gas; They made do on half a loaf of bread every day

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel