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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theydeal out
he/she/itdeals out
present participledealing out
past tensedealt out
past participledealt out

Related words

  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] same as deal1 (sense 1)
    He dealt all the cards out.
  2. 2
    [transitive] informal to give a punishment to someone
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