deal in

Definition of deal in

1 :to buy and sell (something) as a business
  • He deals in rare books.
2 :to use or be involved in (something)
  • tales dealing in myth and mystery
  • We don't deal in rumor or gossip.
3 :to include (someone) in a card game
  • "Do you want to play cards with us?" "Sure, deal me in."

Word by Word Definitions

deal play
  1. : part, portion

  2. : a usually large or indefinite quantity or degree

  3. : the act or right of distributing cards to players

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

  2. : to distribute (playing cards) to players

  3. : administer, deliver

  1. : an act of dealing (see 2deal 3) : transaction

  2. : bargain

  3. : contract

  1. : a board of fir or pine

  2. : pine or fir wood



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