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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Byzantine intrigues, abatement of differences, accommodation, accord, act, act on, adjustment, administer, affair, afford, agreement, align, allocate, allot, allotment, allow, allowance, amount, apportion, arrangement, array, attempt, attend to, award, backstairs influence, bang, bargain, barter, bash, bat, batch, beam, behave, belt, bestow, bestow on, biff, big end, bigger half, billet, binding agreement, bit, bite, blind bargain, board, boarding, bond, bonk, budget, bunch, business, business deal, buy and sell, cartel, change, chunk, clap, clapboard, clip, clobber, clout, clump, clutch, coat, coating, coldcock, collective agreement, collocate, collop, commercial transaction, commission, commitment, communicate, compact, compose, composition, compromise, concession, confer, connections, considerable, consortium, contingent, contract, convention, cop-out, cord, cordwood, count, covenant, covenant of salt, covering, crack, cut, dash, deal a blow, deal out, deal with, deals, deck, deliver, desertion of principle, destiny, dicker, disburse, dish out, disk, dispense, disperse, dispose, distribute, divide, dividend, divvy, do business, dole, dole out, donate, dose, driftwood, effort, employment contract, end, engage in, engagement, enterprise, equal share, evasion of responsibility, exchange, extend, extent, fate, fetch, fetch a blow, feuille, film, firewood, fix, flap, foil, fold, fork out, formal agreement, games, gift, gift with, give, give freely, give in exchange, give out, give-and-take, giving way, gob, gobs, good deal, grant, grapple with, great deal, group, half, halver, hand out, handle, hard bargain, hardwood, heap, heaps, help to, helping, hit, hit a clip, horse trade, horse-trade, hunk, impart, inflict, influence peddling, interchange, interest, intrigues, ironclad agreement, issue, jab, knock, knock cold, knock down, knock out, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, large amount, lashings, lath, lathing, lathwork, lavish, leaf, legal agreement, legal contract, let have, let have it, line, line up, loads, lobbying, lobbyism, log, lot, lots, lumber, marshal, measure, measure out, meed, membrane, mess, mete, mete out, mint, modicum, moiety, mutual agreement, mutual concession, negotiation, number, obligation, offer, oodles, operation, pack, package deal, pact, paction, pane, panel, panelboard, paneling, panelwork, parcel, parcel out, part, partake, participate, partition, pass around, paste, patina, pay out, peck, peel, pellicle, percentage, piece, pile, piles, place, plait, plan, plank, planking, plate, plating, ploys, plunk, ply, plyboard, plywood, poke, pole, portion, portion out, post, pot, pour, present, proffer, program, project, promise, proportion, proposition, protocol, punch, puncheon, quantity, quantum, quite a little, quota, raft, rafts, rain, rake-off, rally, range, rasher, ration, reckon with, regiment, render, ropes, safety glass, scads, schemes, scum, see to, segment, serve, set out, settlement, shake, share, sheathing, sheathing board, sheet, sheeting, shell out, shingle, shower, sideboard, siding, sight, skin, slab, slam, slat, slew, slews, slice, slip, slog, slug, smack, small amount, small share, smite, snap, snow, soak, sock, softwood, space, spate, splat, spoon out, stack, stacks, stake, stave, stick, stick of wood, stipulation, stock, stovewood, strike, strike at, strings, sum, surrender, swap, swap horses, swat, swipe, switch, table, tablet, take care of, take in exchange, task, tender, three-by-four, thump, thwack, tidy sum, timber, timbering, timberwork, trade, trade in, trade off, trade sight unseen, trade-in, traffic, transaction, treat, truck, turn, two-by-four, understanding, undertaking, union contract, valid contract, veneer, venture, vouchsafe, wad, wads, wafer, wage contract, wallop, weatherboard, whack, wham, whole slew, whop, wire-pulling, wires, wood, work, yerk, yield, yielding
Dictionary Results for deal:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
deal
    n 1: a particular instance of buying or selling; "it was a
         package deal"; "I had no further trade with him"; "he's a
         master of the business deal" [syn: deal, trade,
         business deal]
    2: 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" [syn: bargain, deal]
    3: (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" [syn:
       batch, deal, 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]
    4: a plank of softwood (fir or pine board)
    5: wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
       [syn: softwood, deal]
    6: 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" [syn: hand, deal]
    7: the type of treatment received (especially as the result of
       an agreement); "he got a good deal on his car"
    8: the act of distributing playing cards; "the deal was passed
       around the table clockwise"
    9: the act of apportioning or distributing something; "the
       captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions"
    v 1: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression;
         "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of
         Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of
         China" [syn: cover, treat, handle, plow, deal,
         address]
    2: take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the
       case of China"; "Consider the following case" [syn:
       consider, take, deal, look at]
    3: 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"
    4: come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas";
       "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day" [syn:
       cope, get by, make out, make do, contend,
       grapple, deal, manage]
    5: 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" [syn:
       distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out,
       lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out,
       allot, dole out]
    6: do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She
       deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes" [syn: deal,
       sell, trade]
    7: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this
       crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She
       managed her parents' affairs after they got too old" [syn:
       manage, deal, care, handle]
    8: behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with
       his employees"
    9: distribute cards to the players in a game; "Who's dealing?"
    10: direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct
        business like this" [syn: conduct, carry on, deal]
    11: give out as one's portion or share [syn: share, divvy
        up, portion out, apportion, deal]
    12: give (a specific card) to a player; "He dealt me the Queen
        of Spades"
    13: sell; "deal hashish"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Deal \Deal\ (d[=e]l), n. [OE. del, deel, part, AS. d[=ae]l; akin
   to OS. d[=e]l, D. & Dan. deel, G. theil, teil, Icel. deild,
   Sw. del, Goth. dails. [root]65. Cf. 3d Dole.]
   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.
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            Three tenth deals [parts of an ephah] of flour.
                                                  --Num. xv. 9.
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            As an object of science it [the Celtic genius] may
            count for a good deal . . . as a spiritual power.
                                                  --M. Arnold.
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            She was resolved to be a good deal more circumspect.
                                                  --W. Black.
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   Note: It was formerly limited by some, every, never a, a
         thousand, etc.; as, some deal; but these are now
         obsolete or vulgar. In general, we now qualify the word
         with great or good, and often use it adverbially, by
         being understood; as, a great deal of time and pains; a
         great (or good) deal better or worse; that is, better
         by a great deal, or by a great part or difference.
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   2. The process of dealing cards to the players; also, the
      portion disturbed.
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            The deal, the shuffle, and the cut.   --Swift.
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   3. Distribution; apportionment. [Colloq.]
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   4. An arrangement to attain a desired result by a combination
      of interested parties; -- applied to stock speculations
      and political bargains. [Slang]
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   5. [Prob. from D. deel a plank, threshing floor. See
      Thill.] 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.
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   Note: Whole deal is a general term for planking one and one
         half inches thick.
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   6. Wood of the pine or fir; as, a floor of deal.
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   Deal tree, a fir tree. --Dr. Prior.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Deal \Deal\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dealt (d[e^]lt); p. pr. & vb.
   n. Dealing.] [OE. delen, AS. d[=ae]lan, fr. d[=ae]l share;
   akin to OS. d[=e]lian, D. deelen, G. theilen, teilen, Icel.
   deila, Sw. dela, Dan. dele, Goth. dailjan. See Deal, n.]
   1. To divide; to separate in portions; hence, to give in
      portions; to distribute; to bestow successively; --
      sometimes with out.
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            Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry? --Is.
                                                  lviii. 7.
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            And Rome deals out her blessings and her gold.
                                                  --Tickell.
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            The nightly mallet deals resounding blows. --Gay.
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            Hissing through the skies, the feathery deaths were
            dealt.                                --Dryden.
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   2. Specifically: To distribute, as cards, to the players at
      the commencement of a game; as, to deal the cards; to deal
      one a jack.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Deal \Deal\, v. i.
   1. To make distribution; to share out in portions, as cards
      to the players.
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   2. 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.
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            They buy and sell, they deal and traffic. --South.
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            This is to drive to wholesale trade, when all other
            petty merchants deal but for parcels. --Dr. H. More.
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   3. To act as an intermediary in business or any affairs; to
      manage; to make arrangements; -- followed by between or
      with.
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            Sometimes he that deals between man and man, raiseth
            his own credit with both, by pretending greater
            interest than he hath in either.      --Bacon.
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   4. To conduct one's self; to behave or act in any affair or
      towards any one; to treat.
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            If he will deal clearly and impartially, . . . he
            will acknowledge all this to be true. --Tillotson.
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   5. To contend (with); to treat (with), by way of opposition,
      check, or correction; as, he has turbulent passions to
      deal with.
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   To deal by, to treat, either well or ill; as, to deal well
      by servants. "Such an one deals not fairly by his own
      mind." --Locke.

   To deal in.
      (a) To have to do with; to be engaged in; to practice; as,
          they deal in political matters.
      (b) To buy and sell; to furnish, as a retailer or
          wholesaler; as, they deal in fish.

   To deal with.
      (a) To treat in any manner; to use, whether well or ill;
          to have to do with; specifically, to trade with.
          "Dealing with witches." --Shak.
      (b) To reprove solemnly; to expostulate with.
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                The deacons of his church, who, to use their own
                phrase, "dealt with him" on the sin of rejecting
                the aid which Providence so manifestly held out.
                                                  --Hawthorne.
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                Return . . . and I will deal well with thee.
                                                  --Gen. xxxii.
                                                  9.
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5. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Deal, NJ -- U.S. borough in New Jersey
   Population (2000):    1070
   Housing Units (2000): 953
   Land area (2000):     1.215150 sq. miles (3.147225 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.079126 sq. miles (0.204935 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    1.294276 sq. miles (3.352160 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            16660
   Located within:       New Jersey (NJ), FIPS 34
   Location:             40.247866 N, 73.997328 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     07723
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Deal, NJ
    Deal


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