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deal

noun agreement, arrangement, bargain, business transaction, commerce, commercial transaction, contract, exchange, merchantry, negotiation, operation, pact, pledge, purchase, trade, transaction, understanding
Associated concepts: agreement to sell or exchange, dealer, dealings, lump sum deal, trade deals

deal

verb bargain, barter, buy and sell, carry on negotiitions, commercialize, do business, do business with, drive a trade, exchange, export and import, handle, have business relations, have commerce, have dealings with, have to do with, make arrangements, market, merchandise, negotiate, open a trade, open an account with, sell, trade, trade with, traffic, traffic in, turn over
Associated concepts: agreement to sell or exchange, cessation of dealing, dealer, dealing and trading, dealing at arm's length, dealing in, dealing in goods, dealing in property, deallng in securities, dealings, trade deals, transacting business
See also: allocate, allot, attornment, barter, bestow, commerce, compact, compromise, contract, dicker, dispense, disperse, disseminate, distribute, dole, exchange, give, grant, haggle, inflict, league, pact, project, sort, split, stipulation, trade, transact, transaction, treaty
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Either you slip out of service altogether, and become good for nothing, or you wear the harness and draw a good deal where your yoke-fellows pull you.
I didn't expect anything o' this sort, for it's a good deal more than my wages.
Don't they holler out a good deal, and scratch sometimes?
There's a good deal more of the woman about her in others," retorted Marilla, with a momentary return of her old crispness.
With a good deal more of that sort, which I wondered how they knew.
I would have given a good deal to have a glimpse of the latter spectacle.
People are thrown together a good deal on a voyage like this.
Very young men think a good deal about clothes, but they don't talk about them to each other.
But before she had come to such a resolution and determined to subjugate Major Dobbin by her endearments, it must be owned that Glorvina had practised them a good deal elsewhere.
As it was, I left him to himself a good deal, and he didn't like that either.
There was a good deal of laughing and kissing and explaining, in the simple, loving fashion which makes these home festivals so pleasant at the time, so sweet to remember long afterward, and then all fell to work.
I PAID three pennies for my breakfast, and a most extravagant price it was, too, seeing that one could have breakfasted a dozen persons for that money; but I was feeling good by this time, and I had always been a kind of spendthrift anyway; and then these people had wanted to give me the food for nothing, scant as their provision was, and so it was a grateful pleasure to emphasize my appreciation and sincere thankfulness with a good big financial lift where the money would do so much more good than it would in my helmet, where, these pennies being made of iron and not stinted in weight, my half-dollar's worth was a good deal of a burden to me.