Definition of deals

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • deals is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • deals is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • deals is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 7

Definition of deals


  • an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each (noun)

    Examples

    1. he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals

    Synonyms

    1. bargain
  • wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. softwood
  • take into consideration for exemplifying purposes (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. consider
    2. look at
    3. take
  • succeed in doing, achieving, or producing (something) with the limited or inadequate means available (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. contend
    2. cope
    3. get by
    4. grapple
    5. make do
    6. make out
    7. manage
  • (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent (noun)

    Examples

    1. a deal of trouble

    Synonyms

    1. batch
    2. flock
    3. good deal
    4. great deal
    5. hatful
    6. heap
    7. lot
    8. mass
    9. mess
    10. mickle
    11. mint
    12. mountain
    13. muckle
    14. passel
    15. peck
    16. pile
    17. plenty
    18. pot
    19. quite a little
    20. raft
    21. sight
    22. slew
    23. spate
    24. stack
    25. tidy sum
    26. wad
  • direct the course of; manage or control (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. carry on
    2. conduct
  • a particular instance of buying or selling (noun)

    Examples

    1. it was a package deal
    2. he's a master of the business deal

    Synonyms

    1. business deal
    2. trade
  • give out as one's portion or share (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. apportion
    2. divvy up
    3. portion out
    4. share
  • act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression (verb)

    Examples

    1. This book deals with incest

    Synonyms

    1. address
    2. cover
    3. handle
    4. plow
    5. treat
  • do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood (verb)

    Examples

    1. She deals in gold

    Synonyms

    1. sell
    2. trade
  • administer or bestow, as in small portions (verb)

    Examples

    1. deal a blow to someone

    Synonyms

    1. administer
    2. allot
    3. deal out
    4. dish out
    5. dispense
    6. distribute
    7. dole out
    8. lot
    9. mete out
    10. parcel out
    11. shell out
  • the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. hand
  • be in charge of, act on, or dispose of (verb)

    Examples

    1. I can deal with this crew of workers

    Synonyms

    1. care
    2. handle
    3. manage
  • a plank of softwood (fir or pine board) (noun)
  • behave in a certain way towards others (verb)

    Examples

    1. He deals fairly with his employees
  • distribute cards to the players in a game (verb)

    Examples

    1. Who's dealing?
  • give (a specific card) to a player (verb)

    Examples

    1. He dealt me the Queen of Spades
  • sell (verb)

    Examples

    1. deal hashish
  • take action with respect to (someone or something) (verb)

    Examples

    1. How are we going to deal with this problem?
    2. The teacher knew how to deal with these lazy students
  • the act of apportioning or distributing something (noun)

    Examples

    1. the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions
  • the act of distributing playing cards (noun)

    Examples

    1. the deal was passed around the table clockwise
  • the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement) (noun)

    Examples

    1. he got a good deal on his car

See definition of deals in Merriam Webster

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