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    Definition:
    Deal - (n.) A part or portion; a share; hence, an indefinite quantity, degree, or extent, degree, or extent; as, a deal of time and trouble; a deal of cold.
    Deal - (n.) The process of dealing cards to the players; also, the portion disturbed.
    Deal - (n.) Distribution; apportionment.
    Deal - (n.) An arrangement to attain a desired result by a combination of interested parties; -- applied to stock speculations and political bargains.
    Deal - (n.) The division of a piece of timber made by sawing; a board or plank; particularly, a board or plank of fir or pine above seven inches in width, and exceeding six feet in length. If narrower than this, it is called a batten; if shorter, a deal end.
    Deal - (n.) Wood of the pine or fir; as, a floor of deal.
    Deal - (n.) To divide; to separate in portions; hence, to give in portions; to distribute; to bestow successively; -- sometimes with out.
    Deal - (n.) Specifically: To distribute, as cards, to the players at the commencement of a game; as, to deal the cards; to deal one a jack.
    Deal - (v. i.) To make distribution; to share out in portions, as cards to the players.
    Deal - (v. i.) To do a distributing or retailing business, as distinguished from that of a manufacturer or producer; to traffic; to trade; to do business; as, he deals in flour.
    Deal - (v. i.) To act as an intermediary in business or any affairs; to manage; to make arrangements; -- followed by between or with.
    Deal - (v. i.) To conduct one's self; to behave or act in any affair or towards any one; to treat.
    Deal - (v. i.) To contend (with); to treat (with), by way of opposition, check, or correction; as, he has turbulent passions to deal with.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Beau ideal - () A conception or image of consummate beauty, moral or physical, formed in the mind, free from all the deformities, defects, and blemishes seen in actual existence; an ideal or faultless standard or model.
    Dealt - (imp. & p. p.) of Deal
    Dealing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Deal
    Dealbate - (v. t.) To whiten.
    Dealbation - (n.) Act of bleaching; a whitening.
    Dealer - (n.) One who deals; one who has to do, or has concern, with others; esp., a trader, a trafficker, a shopkeeper, a broker, or a merchant; as, a dealer in dry goods; a dealer in stocks; a retail dealer.
    Dealer - (n.) One who distributes cards to the players.
    Dealfish - (n.) A long, thin fish of the arctic seas (Trachypterus arcticus).
    Dealing - (n.) The act of one who deals; distribution of anything, as of cards to the players; method of business; traffic; intercourse; transaction; as, to have dealings with a person.
    Dealth - (n.) Share dealt.
    Double dealer - () One who practices double dealing; a deceitful, trickish person.
    Double dealing - () False or deceitful dealing. See Double dealing, under Dealing.
    Enterdeal - (n.) Mutual dealings; intercourse.
    Fardingdeal - (n.) The fourth part of an acre of land.
    Halfendeal - (adv.) Half; by the part.
    Halfendeal - (n.) A half part.
    Hyoideal - (a.) Alt. of Hyoidean
    Ideal - (a.) Existing in idea or thought; conceptional; intellectual; mental; as, ideal knowledge.
    Ideal - (a.) Reaching an imaginary standard of excellence; fit for a model; faultless; as, ideal beauty.
    Ideal - (a.) Existing in fancy or imagination only; visionary; unreal.
    Ideal - (a.) Teaching the doctrine of idealism; as, the ideal theory or philosophy.
    Ideal - (a.) Imaginary.
    Ideal - (n.) A mental conception regarded as a standard of perfection; a model of excellence, beauty, etc.
    Idealess - (a.) Destitute of an idea.
    Idealism - (n.) The quality or state of being ideal.
    Idealism - (n.) Conception of the ideal; imagery.
    Idealism - (n.) The system or theory that denies the existence of material bodies, and teaches that we have no rational grounds to believe in the reality of anything but ideas and their relations.
    Idealist - (n.) One who idealizes; one who forms picturesque fancies; one given to romantic expectations.
    Idealist - (n.) One who holds the doctrine of idealism.
    Idealistic - (a.) Of or pertaining to idealists or their theories.
    Idealities - (pl. ) of Ideality
    Ideality - (n.) The quality or state of being ideal.
    Ideality - (n.) The capacity to form ideals of beauty or perfection.
    Ideality - (n.) The conceptive faculty.
    Idealization - (n.) The act or process of idealizing.
    Idealization - (n.) The representation of natural objects, scenes, etc., in such a way as to show their most important characteristics; the study of the ideal.
    Idealized - (imp. & p. p.) of Idealize
    Idealizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Idealize
    Idealize - (v. t.) To make ideal; to give an ideal form or value to; to attribute ideal characteristics and excellences to; as, to idealize real life.
    Idealize - (v. t.) To treat in an ideal manner. See Idealization, 2.
    Idealize - (v. i.) To form ideals.
    Idealizer - (n.) An idealist.
    Ideally - (adv.) In an ideal manner; by means of ideals; mentally.
    Idealogic - (a.) Of or pertaining to an idealogue, or to idealization.
    Idealogue - (n.) One given to fanciful ideas or theories; a theorist; a spectator.
    Interdeal - (v. i.) To intrigue.
    Misdealt - (imp. & p. p.) of Misdeal
    Misdealing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Misdeal
    Misdeal - (v. t. & i.) To deal or distribute wrongly, as cards; to make a wrong distribution.
    Misdeal - (n.) The act of misdealing; a wrong distribution of cards to the players.
    Ordeal - (n.) An ancient form of test to determine guilt or innocence, by appealing to a supernatural decision, -- once common in Europe, and still practiced in the East and by savage tribes.
    Ordeal - (n.) Any severe trial, or test; a painful experience.
    Ordeal - (a.) Of or pertaining to trial by ordeal.
    Overdeal - (n.) The excess.
    Plain-dealing - (a.) Practicing plain dealing; artless. See Plain dealing, under Dealing.
    Somedeal - (adv.) In some degree; somewhat.
    Thyroideal - (a.) Thyroid.
    Underdealing - (n.) Crafty, unfair, or underhand dealing; unfair practice; trickery.
    Unideal - (a.) Not ideal; real; unimaginative.
    Unideal - (a.) Unideaed.
    Water ordeal - () Same as Ordeal by water. See the Note under Ordeal, n., 1.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Deal - v. (past and past part. Dealt) 1 (foll. By with) a take measures to resolve, placate, etc. B do business with; associate with. C discuss or treat (a subject). 2 (often foll. By by, with) behave in specified way (dealt honourably by them). 3 (foll. By in) sell (deals in insurance). 4 (often foll. By out, round) distribute to several people etc. 5 (also absol.) Distribute (cards) to players. 6 administer (was dealt a blow). 7 assign, esp. Providentially (were dealt much happiness). n. 1 (usu. A good or great deal) colloq. A large amount (good deal of trouble). B considerably (great deal better). 2 colloq. Business arrangement; transaction. 3 specified treatment (a rough deal). 4 a dealing of cards. B player's turn to do this. [old english]
    Deal - n. 1 fir or pine timber, esp. As boards of a standard size. 2 board of this. [low german]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Dealer - n. 1 trader in (esp. Retail) goods (car-dealer; dealer in tobacco). 2 player dealing at cards. 3 jobber on the stock exchange.
    Dealings - n.pl. Contacts, conduct, or transactions.
    Dealt - past and past part. Of *deal1.
    Double-dealing - n. Deceit, esp. In business. adj. Practising deceit.
    Great deal - n. = *deal1 n. 1.
    Ideal - adj. 1 answering to one's highest conception; perfect. 2 existing only in idea; visionary. n. Perfect type, thing, concept, principle, etc., esp. As a standard to emulate. [french: related to *idea]
    Idealism - n. 1 forming or pursuing ideals, esp. Unrealistically. 2 representation of things in ideal form. 3 system of thought in which objects are held to be in some way dependent on the mind. idealist n. Idealistic adj. Idealistically adv.
    Idealize - v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing) regard or represent as ideal or perfect. idealization n.
    Ideally - adv. 1 in ideal circumstances. 2 according to an ideal.
    Insider dealing - n. Stock exch. Illegal practice of trading to one's own advantage through having access to confidential information.
    Ordeal - n. 1 painful or horrific experience; severe trial. 2 hist. Test of an accused person by subjection to severe pain, with survival taken as proof of innocence. [old english]
    Plain dealing - n. Candour; straightforwardness.
    Raw deal - n. Harsh or unfair treatment.
    Square deal - n. Fair bargain or treatment.
    Wheeler-dealer - n. Person who wheels and deals.

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