Nouns (13)
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deal
n. the act of apportioning or distributing something; "the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions"
deal
n. the act of distributing playing cards; "the deal was passed around the table clockwise"
business deal, trade, deal
n. a particular instance of buying or selling; "it was a package deal"; "I had no further trade with him"; "he's a master of the business deal"
bargain, deal
n. an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each; "he made a bargain with the devil"; "he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals"
deal
n. the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement); "he got a good deal on his car"
deal, hand
n. the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; "I didn't hold a good hand all evening"; "he kept trying to see my hand"
deal, softwood
n. wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
deal
n. a plank of softwood (fir or pine board)
Verbs (11)
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look at, deal, take, consider
v. take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"
deal
v. distribute cards to the players in a game; "Who's dealing?"
portion out, divvy up, deal, apportion, share
v. give out as one's portion or share
deal
v. behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"
Adverbs (0)
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Adjectives (1)
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deal
adj. made of fir or pine: "a plain deal table"
Fuzzynyms (96)
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game
n. a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"
organisation, organization
n. the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically; "his organization of the work force was very efficient"
organisation, organization
n. the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically; "his organization of the work force was very efficient"
deal
n. the act of distributing playing cards; "the deal was passed around the table clockwise"
dealings, dealing, transaction
n. the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"
proposition
n. a task to be dealt with; "securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition"
agreement, understanding
n. the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers"
bargain, deal
n. an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each; "he made a bargain with the devil"; "he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals"
covenant
n. (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return
covenant
n. (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return
offering, offer
n. something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
reproduce
v. recreate a sound, image, idea, mood, atmosphere, etc.; "this DVD player reproduces the sound of the piano very well"; "He reproduced the feeling of sadness in the portrait"
puzzle
v. be uncertain about; think about without fully understanding or being able to decide; "We puzzled over her sudden departure"
mull over, excogitate, think over, chew over, speculate, ruminate, mull, reflect, muse, contemplate, ponder, meditate
v. reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
tolerate
v. have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
dwell, harp
v. come back to; "Don't dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things"
think about, flirt with, toy with, think of, entertain
v. take into consideration, have in view; "He entertained the notion of moving to South America"
centre, focus, concentrate, rivet, pore, center
v. direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
indicate, argue
v. give evidence of; "The evidence argues for your claim"; "The results indicate the need for more work"
challenge
v. ask for identification; "The illegal immigrant was challenged by the border guard"
tease
v. mock or make fun of playfully; "the flirting man teased the young woman"
declare
v. state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"
say, aver, allege
v. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
stand firm, hold out, withstand, resist
v. stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
tussle, muss
v. make messy or untidy; "the child mussed up my hair"
run, go, operate, work, function
v. perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
cut
v. grow through the gums; "The new tooth is cutting"
tear
v. to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
segment
v. divide or split up; "The cells segmented"
recreate
v. create anew; "she recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting"
imitate
v. make a reproduction or copy of
writhe, worm, wrestle, squirm, wriggle, twist
v. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
endure, suffer
v. undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom"
apportion, allocate
v. distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose; "I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis"; "I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip"
struggle
v. to exert strenuous effort against opposition; "he struggled to get free from the rope"
handle, care, deal, manage
v. be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
treat
v. regard or consider in a specific way; "I treated his advances as a joke"
strive, endeavour, endeavor
v. attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
hold up, hold, withstand, defy
v. resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"
refuse, reject, resist
v. resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor"
Synonyms (13)
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deal
v. give (a specific card) to a player; "He dealt me the Queen of Spades"
ashen
adj. made of wood of the ash tree
aspen
adj. made of wood of the aspen tree
bamboo
adj. made of bamboo: "bamboo furniture"
beechen
adj. consisting of or made of wood of the beech tree
birchen, birch, birken
adj. consisting of or made of wood of the birch tree
cedarn
adj. consisting of or made of cedar; "carved cedarn doors"
ligneous
adj. consisting of or containing lignin or xylem; "ligneous (or woody) tissue"
oaken
adj. consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree; "a solid oak table"; "the old oaken bucket"
suffrutescent
adj. of a plant; having a woody base that does not die down each year
wooden
adj. made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood; "a wooden box"; "an ancient cart with wooden wheels"
Antonyms (0)
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