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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Deal, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dealt p. pr. & vb. n. Dealing.]
 1. To divide; to separate in portions; hence, to give in portions; to distribute; to bestow successively; -- sometimes with out.
    Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry?   --Is. lviii. 7.
    And Rome deals out her blessings and her gold.   --Tickell.
    The nightly mallet deals resounding blows.   --Gay.
    Hissing through the skies, the feathery deaths were dealt.   --Dryden.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See deal

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : made of fir or pine; "a plain deal table"
      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: trade, business
      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]
      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"; "it must
         have cost plenty" [syn: batch, flock, good deal, great
         deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle,
         mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite
         a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy
         sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew]
      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]
      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]
      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: deal with 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,
      2: 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"
      3: take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the
         case of China"; "Consider the following case" [syn: consider,
          take, look at]
      4: come to terms or deal successfully 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, 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" [syn: distribute, administer, mete
         out, 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: 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, care, handle]
      8: behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly
         with his employees"
      9: distribute 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]
      11: give out as one's portion or share [syn: share, divvy up,
           portion out, apportion]
      12: give (a specific card) to a player; "He dealt me the Queen
          of Spades"
      13: sell; "deal hashish"
      [also: dealt]