deal in - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theydeal in
he/she/itdeals in
present participledealing in
past tensedealt in
past participledealt in
  1. 1
    deal in something to buy and sell something

    The police said she was dealing in stolen goods.

  2. 2
    deal in something to be interested in something

    Lawrence was not a man who dealt in rumours.

See also main entry: deal