Definition of the deal
: basic information about a person, thing, or situation What's the deal with that guy? Why is he crying? Here's the deal. You're going to stay here while I go find help.
Word by Word Definitions
: part, portion
: a usually large or indefinite quantity or degree
: the act or right of distributing cards to players
: to give as one's portion : apportion
: to distribute (playing cards) to players
: administer, deliver
: an act of dealing (see 2deal 3) : transaction
: a board of fir or pine
: pine or fir wood
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