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1. deal

verb. ['ˈdiːl'] act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression.

Synonyms

  • treat
  • talk about
  • address
  • cover
  • discuss
  • encompass
  • theologise
  • do by
  • comprehend
  • plow
  • embrace
  • handle
  • initiate
  • discourse
  • broach

Antonyms

  • idle
  • fail
  • malfunction
  • evolution

Etymology

  • dele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dele (Middle Low German)
  • delen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Deal

  • pospisil
  • mendivil
  • automobile
  • zavadil
  • villarreal
  • villamil
  • vandriel
  • becerril
  • vantil
  • vanheel
  • puerile
  • pierceall
  • mczeal
  • mcniel
  • mcneill
  • mcneil
  • mcneel
  • mcneal
  • mcgreal
  • macneill
  • macneil
  • macneal
  • jabril
  • genteel
  • corniel
  • corneal
  • congeal
  • conceal
  • braziel
  • brazeal

How do you pronounce deal?

Pronounce deal as dil.

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Sentences with deal


1. Verb, base form
Showing empathy is one way in which you can deal with this problem.

2. Noun, singular or mass
But knowing you have an income cushion from your retirement plan can sweeten the deal even more.

Quotes about deal


1. It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

2. I spread the message of hope and of unity. That's what gets me up in the morning. I can tell you what is wrong, but I can't tell you how to fix it. I'm a raptivist, not a politician. I deal in hope.
- Chuck D

3. President Ford used humor a great deal.
- Robert Orben

2. deal

verb. ['ˈdiːl'] take into consideration for exemplifying purposes.

Synonyms

  • dally
  • look at
  • consider
  • trifle
  • play
  • think about
  • contemplate
  • warm to
  • take

Antonyms

  • nonintellectual
  • stupidity
  • intellectual
  • disobey

Etymology

  • dele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dele (Middle Low German)
  • delen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. deal

verb. ['ˈdiːl'] take action with respect to (someone or something).

Synonyms

  • act

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • dele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dele (Middle Low German)
  • delen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. deal

verb. ['ˈdiːl'] come to terms with.

Synonyms

  • scrape along
  • grapple
  • improvise
  • scrape by
  • make do
  • squeak by
  • squeeze by
  • match
  • act
  • move
  • rub along
  • hack
  • scratch along
  • cope with
  • fend
  • get by
  • meet
  • contend
  • manage
  • cut
  • make out
  • extemporize

Antonyms

  • precede
  • advance
  • rush
  • converge

Etymology

  • dele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dele (Middle Low German)
  • delen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. deal

noun. ['ˈdiːl'] a particular instance of buying or selling.

Synonyms

  • penny ante
  • transaction
  • dealing
  • dealings
  • arms deal
  • business deal

Antonyms

  • ebbtide
  • good fortune
  • bad luck
  • misfortune

Etymology

  • dele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dele (Middle Low German)
  • delen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. deal

verb. ['ˈdiːl'] administer or bestow, as in small portions.

Synonyms

  • dole out
  • portion
  • deal out
  • administer
  • distribute
  • assign
  • lot
  • shell out
  • allot
  • give
  • dish out
  • mete out
  • parcel out
  • reallot
  • apply

Antonyms

  • relative
  • secondary
  • discontinue
  • differ

Etymology

  • dele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dele (Middle Low German)
  • delen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. deal

verb. ['ˈdiːl'] do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood.

Synonyms

  • push
  • monger
  • trade
  • huckster
  • sell
  • hawk
  • pyramid
  • peddle
  • black marketeer
  • vend
  • pitch
  • market

Antonyms

  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease
  • increase

Etymology

  • dele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dele (Middle Low German)
  • delen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. deal

verb. ['ˈdiːl'] distribute cards to the players in a game.

Synonyms

  • dole out
  • deal out
  • administer
  • distribute
  • lot
  • shell out
  • allot
  • misdeal
  • dish out
  • mete out
  • parcel out

Antonyms

  • permit
  • inaccessibility
  • unavailability
  • succeed

Etymology

  • dele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dele (Middle Low German)
  • delen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. deal

verb. ['ˈdiːl'] be in charge of, act on, or dispose of.

Synonyms

  • mismanage
  • come to grips
  • misconduct
  • touch
  • conduct
  • care
  • coordinate
  • take care
  • organize
  • mind
  • work
  • process
  • organise
  • command
  • mishandle
  • handle
  • administer
  • direct
  • administrate
  • juggle
  • dispose of
  • manage
  • get to grips
  • carry on

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • dele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dele (Middle Low German)
  • delen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. deal

verb. ['ˈdiːl'] behave in a certain way towards others.

Synonyms

  • acquit
  • deport
  • comport
  • behave
  • carry
  • conduct

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • activity
  • overact
  • underact

Etymology

  • dele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dele (Middle Low German)
  • delen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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