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deal

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a considerable amount

  • there is a great deal of waste in government
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all kinds (of), quite a bit

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deal

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1 an arrangement about action to be taken

  • we made a deal to cooperate on the next assignment
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2 the transfer of ownership of something from one person to another for a price

  • we closed the deal for the house last week
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3 a formal agreement to fulfill an obligation

  • if the other party backs out of the deal after it's signed, you can sue
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4 position with regard to conditions and circumstances

  • we don't yet know what the deal is with the new manager
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5 something bought or offered for sale at a desirable price

  • that mail-order sweater isn't such a great deal after you factor in the cost of shipping and handling
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bargain, buy, pennyworth, snip [British], steal

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deal

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1 to carry on the business of buying and selling goods or other property

  • that store deals in used furniture
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black [chiefly British], blackball, boycott

2 to talk over or dispute the terms of a purchase

  • youʼre going to have to learn how to deal if you want to buy a car at a fair price
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cut a deal, wheel and deal

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distribute, dispense, divide, deal, dole out mean to give out, usually in shares, to each member of a group. distribute implies an apportioning by separation of something into parts, units, or amounts.
    • distributed food to the needy
dispense suggests the giving of a carefully weighed or measured portion to each of a group according to due or need.
    • dispensed wisdom to the students
divide stresses the separation of a whole into parts and implies that the parts are equal.
    • three charitable groups divided the proceeds
deal emphasizes the allotment of something piece by piece.
    • deal out equipment and supplies
dole out implies a carefully measured portion of something that is often in short supply.
    • doled out what little food there was


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