- deal used 60 times.
- dealer used once.
- dealers used twice.
- dealest used twice.
- dealeth used 10 times.
- dealing used once.
- dealings used twice.
- deals used 19 times.
- dealt used 57 times.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
DEAL, verb transitive preterit tense and participle passive dealt, pronoun delt.
1. To divide; to part; to separate; hence, to divide in portions; to distribute; often followed by out.
Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry? Isaiah 1:8.
And Rome deals out her blessing and her gold.
2. To scatter; to throw about; as, to deal out feathered deaths.
3. To throw out in succession; to give one after another; as, to deal out blows.
4. To distribute the cards of a pack to the players.
DEAL, verb intransitive
1. To traffick; to trade; to negotiate.
They buy and sell, they deal and traffick.
2. To act between man and man; to intervene; to transact or negotiate between men.
He that deals between man and man, raiseth his own credit with both.
3. To behave well or ill; to act; to conduct one's self in relation to others.
Thou shalt not steal, nor deal falsely, not lie. Leviticus 19:11.
4. To distribute cards.
To deal by, to treat, either well or ill; as, to deal well by domestics.
Such an one deals not fairly by his own mind.
To deal in, to have to do with ; to be engaged in; to practice.
They deal in political matters; they deal in low humor.
2. To trade in; as, to deal in silks, or in cutlery.
To deal with, to treat in any manner; to use well or ill.
Now we will deal worse with thee. Genesis 19:9.
Return-and I will deal well with thee. Genesis 32:9.
3. To contend with; to treat with, by way of opposition, check or correction; as, he has turbulent passions to deal with.
4. To treat with by way of discipline, in ecclesiastical affairs; to admonish.
1. Literally, a division; a part or portion; hence, an indefinite quantity, degree or extent; as a deal of time and trouble; a deal of cold; a deal of space. Formerly it was limited by some, as some deal; but this is now obsolete or vulgar. In general, we now qualify the word with great, as a great deal of labor; a great deal of time and pains; a great deal of land. In the phrases, it is a great deal better or worse, the words, great deal serve as modifiers of the sense of better and worse. The true construction is, it is, by a great deal better; it is better by a great deal that is, by a great part or difference.
2. The division or distribution of cards; the art or practice of dealing cards.
The deal the shuffle, and the cut.
3. The division of a piece of timber made by sawing; a board or plank; a sense much more used in England than in the U. States.
DEAL'BATE, noun t. To whiten.
DEALBA'TION, noun The act of bleaching; a whitening.
1. One who deals; one who has to do with any thing, or has concern with; as a dealer in wit and learning.
2. A trader; a trafficker; a shopkeeper; a broker; a merchant; a word of very extensive use; as a dealer in dry goods; a dealer in hardware; a dealer in stocks; a dealer in leather; a dealer in lumber; a dealer in linens or woolens; a small dealer in groceries; a money-dealer.
3. One who distributes cards to the players.
DE'ALING, participle present tense
1. Dividing; distributing; throwing out.
2. Trading; trafficking; negotiating.
3. Treating; behaving.
1. Practice; action; conduct; behavior; as, observe the dealings of the men who administer the government. But it is now more generally used of the actions of men in private life.
2. Conduct in relation to others; treatment; as the dealings of a father with his children. God's dealings with men are the dispensations of his providence, or moral government.
3. Intercourse in buying and selling; traffick; business; negotiation. American merchants have extensive dealings with the merchants of Liverpool.
4. Intercourse of business or friendship; concern.
The Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans. John 4:9.
DEAM'BULATE, verb intransitive To walk abroad.