Deal in a sentence as a noun

Shitty credit is not that big of a deal.

When you are dealing with humans, crashes and bugs mean deaths.

"PIH: "Where do you get to the part of the sales pitch where I get something out of this deal?

Your job is to properly deal with issues that would annoy others.

I backed out of the book deal and basically put it on hiatus for two years.

This is another reason in my opinion the Delhi gang rape case was such a big deal.

It makes others ponder not so much that they did the last deal with you but that they would want to do the next deal too.

Ideally, they force the person being squeezed out to choose to quit rather than actually be fired.

Make a real commitment to behave like a real business partner with me and my clients and you have a deal.

Both sides are trying to use whatever leverage they have to negotiate the best possible deal.

Can you give it to them?Do not be so eager to deal out censorship; for even institutional review boards cannot see all ends.

Deal in a sentence as a verb

They seem to be trying to sell him on a rotten deal because they think it's just such a privilege to work on their golden idea that they don't need to compensate properly.

Many of the factory owners are themselves members of parliament, or have spent a great deal of money getting one of their lackeys elected.

That's a big deal, because while everyone expected Drive to offer features that compete with Dropbox, this feature competes with operating systems.

If we really cared about benchmark performance over anything else we would have dealt with the locking issues earlier so multi-threaded benchmarks would be better.

The judge finally had to deal with the claim that the SSO constituted a sort of taxonomy that has been held protectable under copyright in other circuit courts.

I can now bounce around CEO and President positions for a while...spending a year or two at each place, strike enough good compensation deals to make me rich and eventually buy myself into a few choice board positions.

To deal with this issue, the judge got down to fundamentals, with the key language found at page 35 of the opinion: "Much of Oracles evidence at trial went to show that the design of methods in an API was a creative endeavor.

You've already made a significant investment into the company, and from their perspective, an ideal/successful squeeze-out is one that deprives you of that ownership interest entirely.

I was berated for how much time and money was wasted on getting me ready for employment, and I replied I was promised repeatedly that I would not have to sign away my rights, and this was absolutely a deal breaker and I didn't appreciate being told repeatedly this would be honored until the very last minute.

The locker-room atmosphere that stuff like this creates is a huge barrier to entry for a lot of people, women especially, who infer that on top of all the technically difficult stuff that everyone has to learn to be CS types, they'll also have to deal with a constant barrage of "you're not our kind" flung at them by the in-group.

If she's too tough she's marked as an "angry *****" and will get rejected, if she's not perfectly competent in areas far outside of her job function, she'll be marked as "stupid" and get rejected, etc. etc. Cultivating authority, for a woman, requires a degree of careful presentation and balance that is very hard to do and most men don't have to deal with.

Deal definitions


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"

See also: trade


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"

See also: bargain


(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"

See also: batch


a plank of softwood (fir or pine board)


wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)

See also: softwood


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"

See also: hand


the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement); "he got a good deal on his car"


the act of distributing playing cards; "the deal was passed around the table clockwise"


the act of apportioning or distributing something; "the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions"


act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China"

See also: cover treat handle plow address


take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"

See also: consider take


take action with respect to (someone or something); "How are we going to deal with this problem?"; "The teacher knew how to deal with these lazy students"


come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"

See also: cope contend grapple manage


administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"; "the machine dispenses soft drinks"


do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"

See also: sell trade


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"

See also: manage care handle


behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"


distribute cards to the players in a game; "Who's dealing?"


direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this"

See also: conduct


give out as one's portion or share

See also: share apportion


give (a specific card) to a player; "He dealt me the Queen of Spades"


sell; "deal hashish"