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a great deal

Definition of a great deal

  1. :  much :  a lot <Things could be a great deal worse.>



Word by Word Definitions

greatplay
  1. :  notably large in size :  huge

    :  elaborate, ample

    :  large in number or measure :  numerous

  1. :  in a great manner :  well

  1. :  an outstandingly superior or skillful person

dealplay
  1. :  part, portion

    :  a usually large or indefinite quantity or degree

    :  the act or right of distributing cards to players in a card game

  1. :  to give as one's portion :  apportion

    :  to distribute (playing cards) to players in a game

    :  administer, deliver

  1. :  an act of dealing :  transaction

    :  bargain

    :  contract

  1. :  a board of fir or pine

    :  pine or fir wood


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