deal

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Definizione monolingua deal


deal


Verb

deal (third-person singular simple present deals, present participle dealing, simple past and past participle dealt)


  1. (transitive) To distribute among a number of recipients, to give out as one’s portion or share.
    The fighting is over; now we deal out the spoils of victory.
  2. (transitive) To administer or give out, as in small portions.
    • 1820, Sir Walter Scott, The Abbot, ch. 30:
      ""Away, proud woman!"" said the Lady; ""who ever knew so well as thou to deal the deepest wounds under the pretence of kindness and courtesy?""
  3. To distribute cards to the players in a game.
    I was dealt four aces.
    The cards were shuffled and dealt by the croupier.
  4. (baseball) To pitch.
    The whole crowd waited for him to deal a real humdinger.
  5. (intransitive) To have dealings or business.
    • 1838, Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist, ch. 11:
      Mr. Brownlow contrived to state his case; observing that, in the surprise of the moment, he had run after the boy because he saw him running away; and expressing his hope that, if the magistrate should believe him, although not actually the thief, to be connected with thieves; he would deal as leniently with him as justice would allow.
  6. (intransitive) To conduct oneself, to behave.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.ii:
      In Deheubarth that now South-wales is hight, / What time king Ryence raignd, and dealed right [...].
  7. (obsolete, intransitive) To take action; to act.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book IV:
      Wel said syr Uwayne go on your waye, and lete me dele.
  8. (intransitive) To trade professionally (followed by in).
    She deals in gold.
  9. (transitive) To sell, especially to sell illicit drugs.
    This club takes a dim view of members who deal drugs.
  10. (intransitive) To be concerned with.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses, episode 14:
      Science, it cannot be too often repeated, deals with tangible phenomena.
  11. (intransitive) To handle, to manage, to cope.
    • 1897, Bram Stoker, Dracula, ch 19:
      Then there was the sound of a struggle, and I knew that the attendants were dealing with him.
    I cant deal with this.
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    • 2011 April 15, Saj Chowdhury, “Norwich 2 - 1 Nottm Forest”, BBC Sport:
      Norwich returned to second in the Championship with victory over Nottingham Forest, whose promotion hopes were dealt another blow.
Noun

deal (plural deals)


  1. (obsolete) A division, a portion, a share.
    We gave three deals of grain in tribute to the king.
  2. (often followed by of) An indefinite quantity or amount; a lot (now usually qualified by great or good).
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book VII.2:
      Than the knyght armyte put a thynge in hys nose and a litill dele of watir in hys mowthe, and than Sir Launcelot waked of hys swowghe.
    • 1814, Jane Austen, Mansfield Park, ch. 2:
      There is a vast deal of difference in memories, as well as in every thing else, and therefore you should make allowance for your cousin, and pity her deficiency.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, ch. 32:
      There is a deal of obscurity concerning the identity of the species thus multitudinously baptized.
Adjective

deal (not comparable)


  1. Made of deal.
    A plain deal table


Definizione italiano>inglese deal

contratto
  agreement, arrangement
accordo
  An trading agreement or contract.
dose
  large number or amount or extent
parte
  division, share
porzione
  division, share
accomodamento
affare
affrontare
assestare
commerciare
distribuire
distribuzione
dividere
fornire
mano
mercanteggiare
occuparsi
patto
quantità
servire
spacciare
trafficare
trattamento
trattare
trattativa

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