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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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I have received a great deal of politeness--some of it really most pressing, and I have experienced no drawbacks whatever.
There had been a great deal of talk about them, and great preparations were being made for them.
Yes," added the other; "and of the Roman emperors as low as Severus; besides a great deal of the heathen mythology, and all the metals, semi-metals, planets, and distinguished philosophers.
Elton's manners are not perfect," replied Emma; "but where there is a wish to please, one ought to overlook, and one does overlook a great deal.
In Italy he drinks a little too much wine, and in Germany he drinks a great deal too much beer.
Alfred Smirk considered himself very handsome; he spent a great deal of time about his hair, whiskers and necktie, before a little looking-glass in the harness-room.
There is an immensity of promenading, on crutches and off, with sticks and without, and a great deal of conversation, and liveliness, and pleasantry.
Another year or two may do much towards it," he gravely replied; "but however there is still a great deal to be done.
We must be serious and decided; for after all, the person who has contracted debts must pay them; and though a great deal is due to the feelings of the gentleman, and the head of a house, like your father, there is still more due to the character of an honest man.
You may get on without much of it, or you may do a great deal, and not get on.
So I went to work, and with a carpenter's saw I cut a spare topmast into three lengths, and added them to my raft, with a great deal of labour and pains.
The Cattle Raid of Cooley is a strange wild tale, yet from it we can learn a great deal about the life of these old, far-away times.