the deal

Definition of the deal

informal

  1. :  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

dealplay
  1. :  part, portion

    :  a usually large or indefinite quantity or degree

    :  the act or right of distributing cards to players

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

    :  to distribute (playing cards) to players

    :  administer, deliver

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

    :  bargain

    :  contract

  1. :  a board of fir or pine

    :  pine or fir wood


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