deal - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/diːl/
present tense
I/you/we/theydeal
he/she/itdeals
present participledealing
past tensedealt
past participledealt
  1. 1

    deal

    or

    deal out

    to give cards to the people playing a game of cards

    Whose turn is it to deal?

    Each player is dealt three cards.

  2. 2
    to buy and sell illegal drugs

    Many drug addicts deal as well.