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Deal vs. Sale

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Dealnoun

(obsolete) A division, a portion, a share.

‘We gave three deals of grain in tribute to the king.’;

Salenoun

(obsolete) A hall.

Dealnoun

(often followed by of) An indefinite quantity or amount; a lot (now usually qualified by great or good).

Salenoun

An exchange of goods or services for currency or credit.

‘He celebrated after the sale of company.’;

Dealnoun

An act of dealing or sharing out.

Salenoun

The sale of goods at reduced prices.

‘They are having a clearance sale: 50% off.’;

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Dealnoun

The distribution of cards to players; a player's turn for this.

‘I didn’t have a good deal all evening.’; ‘I believe it's your deal.’;

Salenoun

The act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder.

Dealnoun

A particular instance of buying or selling; a transaction

‘We need to finalise the deal with Henderson by midnight.’;

Salenoun

See 1st Sallow.

Dealnoun

Specifically, a transaction offered which is financially beneficial; a bargain.

Salenoun

The act of selling; the transfer of property, or a contract to transfer the ownership of property, from one person to another for a valuable consideration, or for a price in money.

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Dealnoun

An agreement between parties; an arrangement

‘He made a deal with the devil.’;

Salenoun

Opportunity of selling; demand; market.

‘They shall have ready sale for them.’;

Dealnoun

(informal) A situation, occasion, or event.

‘What's the deal?’;

Salenoun

Public disposal to the highest bidder, or exposure of goods in market; auction.

Dealnoun

(informal) A thing, an unspecified or unidentified object.

‘The deal with four tines is called a pitchfork.’;

Salenoun

the general activity of selling;

‘they tried to boost sales’; ‘laws limit the sale of handguns’;

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Dealnoun

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

Salenoun

a particular instance of selling;

‘he has just made his first sale’; ‘they had to complete the sale before the banks closed’;

Dealnoun

(countable) A plank of softwood (fir or pine board)

Salenoun

the state of being purchasable; offered or exhibited for selling;

‘you'll find vitamin C for sale at most pharmacies’; ‘the new line of cars will soon be on sale’;

Dealnoun

A wooden board or plank, usually between 12 or 14 feet in length, traded as a commodity in shipbuilding.

Salenoun

an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices;

‘they held a sale to reduce their inventory’; ‘I got some great bargains at their annual sale’;

Dealverb

(transitive) To distribute among a number of recipients, to give out as one’s portion or share.

‘The fighting is over; now we deal out the spoils of victory.’;

Salenoun

an agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer);

‘the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office’;

Dealverb

(transitive) To administer or give out, as in small portions.

Salenoun

the exchange of a commodity for money; the action of selling something

‘the sale has fallen through’; ‘we withdrew it from sale’;

Dealverb

(ambitransitive) To distribute cards to the players in a game.

‘I was dealt four aces.’; ‘The cards were shuffled, and the croupier dealt.’;

Salenoun

a quantity or amount sold

‘price cuts failed to boost sales’;

Dealverb

(baseball) To pitch.

‘The whole crowd waited for him to deal a real humdinger.’;

Salenoun

the activity or business of selling products

‘director of sales and marketing’;

Dealverb

(intransitive) To have dealings or business.

Salenoun

a period during which a shop or dealer sells goods at reduced prices

‘the January sales got under way this week’;

Dealverb

(intransitive) To conduct oneself, to behave.

Salenoun

a public or charitable event at which goods are sold or auctioned

‘a bric-a-brac sale will be held at St Cuthbert's Church Centre’;

Dealverb

To take action; to act.

Dealverb

(intransitive) To trade professionally (followed by in).

‘She deals in gold.’;

Dealverb

(transitive) To sell, especially to sell illicit drugs.

‘This club takes a dim view of members who deal drugs.’;

Dealverb

(intransitive) To be concerned with.

Dealverb

(intransitive) To handle, to manage, to cope.

‘I can't deal with this.’; ‘I don't think he wants to go. — Yeah, well, we're going anyway, and he can deal.’;

Dealadjective

Made of deal.

‘A plain deal table’;

Dealnoun

A part or portion; a share; hence, an indefinite quantity, degree, or extent, degree, or extent; as, a deal of time and trouble; a deal of cold.

‘Three tenth deals [parts of an ephah] of flour.’; ‘As an object of science it [the Celtic genius] may count for a good deal . . . as a spiritual power.’; ‘She was resolved to be a good deal more circumspect.’;

Dealnoun

The process of dealing cards to the players; also, the portion disturbed.

‘The deal, the shuffle, and the cut.’;

Dealnoun

Distribution; apportionment.

Dealnoun

An arrangement to attain a desired result by a combination of interested parties; - applied to stock speculations and political bargains.

Dealnoun

The division of a piece of timber made by sawing; a board or plank; particularly, a board or plank of fir or pine above seven inches in width, and exceeding six feet in length. If narrower than this, it is called a batten; if shorter, a deal end.

Dealnoun

Wood of the pine or fir; as, a floor of deal.

Dealverb

To divide; to separate in portions; hence, to give in portions; to distribute; to bestow successively; - sometimes with out.

‘Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry?’; ‘And Rome deals out her blessings and her gold.’; ‘The nightly mallet deals resounding blows.’; ‘Hissing through the skies, the feathery deaths were dealt.’;

Dealverb

Specifically: To distribute, as cards, to the players at the commencement of a game; as, to deal the cards; to deal one a jack.

Dealverb

To make distribution; to share out in portions, as cards to the players.

Dealverb

To do a distributing or retailing business, as distinguished from that of a manufacturer or producer; to traffic; to trade; to do business; as, he deals in flour.

‘They buy and sell, they deal and traffic.’; ‘This is to drive to wholesale trade, when all other petty merchants deal but for parcels.’;

Dealverb

To act as an intermediary in business or any affairs; to manage; to make arrangements; - followed by between or with.

‘Sometimes he that deals between man and man, raiseth his own credit with both, by pretending greater interest than he hath in either.’;

Dealverb

To conduct one's self; to behave or act in any affair or towards any one; to treat.

‘If he will deal clearly and impartially, . . . he will acknowledge all this to be true.’;

Dealverb

To contend (with); to treat (with), by way of opposition, check, or correction; as, he has turbulent passions to deal with.

‘The deacons of his church, who, to use their own phrase, "dealt with him" on the sin of rejecting the aid which Providence so manifestly held out.’; ‘Return . . . and I will deal well with thee.’;

Dealnoun

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’;

Dealnoun

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’;

Dealnoun

(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’; ‘it must have cost plenty’;

Dealnoun

a plank of softwood (fir or pine board)

Dealnoun

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

Dealnoun

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’;

Dealnoun

the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement);

‘he got a good deal on his car’;

Dealnoun

the act of distributing playing cards;

‘the deal was passed around the table clockwise’;

Dealnoun

the act of apportioning or distributing something;

‘the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions’;

Dealverb

deal with 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’;

Dealverb

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’;

Dealverb

take into consideration for exemplifying purposes;

‘Take the case of China’; ‘Consider the following case’;

Dealverb

come to terms or deal successfully with;

‘We got by on just a gallon of gas’; ‘They made do on half a loaf of bread every day’;

Dealverb

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’;

Dealverb

do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood;

‘She deals in gold’; ‘The brothers sell shoes’;

Dealverb

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’;

Dealverb

behave in a certain way towards others;

‘He deals fairly with his employees’;

Dealverb

distribute to the players in a game;

‘Who's dealing?’;

Dealverb

direct the course of; manage or control;

‘You cannot conduct business like this’;

Dealverb

give out as one's portion or share

Dealverb

give (a specific card) to a player;

‘He dealt me the Queen of Spades’;

Dealverb

sell;

‘deal hashish’;

Dealadjective

made of fir or pine;

‘a plain deal table’;

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