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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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It was hard to associate them with anything cruel or dreadful; and yet they dealt in tales of blood and suffering with a guileless relish that made me almost forget to shudder.
The fad without a name was one which dealt with people's finger marks.
The minister gave out his text and droned along monotonously through an argument that was so prosy that many a head by and by began to nod -- and yet it was an argument that dealt in limitless fire and brimstone and thinned the predestined elect down to a company so small as to be hardly worth the saving.
Cobb, tacitly and quietly, but none the less surely, though the reproof was dealt with one glance, quickly sent and as quickly withdrawn.