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Dill vs. Deal

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Dillnoun

Anethum graveolens (the type species of the genus Anethum), a herb, the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, formerly used as a soothing medicine for children; also known as dillseed.

Dealnoun

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

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

Dillnoun

A cucumber pickled with dill flavoring

Dealnoun

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

Dillnoun

(informal) a fool.

Dealnoun

An act of dealing or sharing out.

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Dillverb

To cook or flavor with dill

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.’;

Dillverb

To still; to assuage; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.

Dealnoun

A particular instance of buying or selling; a transaction

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

Dillnoun

An herb (Peucedanum graveolens), the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, and were formerly used as a soothing medicine for children; - called also dillseed.

Dealnoun

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

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Dillverb

To still; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.

Dealnoun

An agreement between parties; an arrangement

‘He made a deal with the devil.’;

Dillnoun

aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning

Dealnoun

(informal) A situation, occasion, or event.

‘What's the deal?’;

Dillnoun

aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning

Dealnoun

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

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

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Dill

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is an annual herb in the celery family Apiaceae. It is the only species in the genus Anethum.

Dealnoun

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

Dealnoun

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

Dealnoun

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

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.’;

Dealverb

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

Dealverb

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

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

Dealverb

(baseball) To pitch.

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

Dealverb

(intransitive) To have dealings or business.

Dealverb

(intransitive) To conduct oneself, to behave.

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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