Synonyms of deal in English:

deal


See definition of deal

noun

1‘it may be some weeks before completion of the deal’

SYNONYMS

agreement, understanding, pact, compact, bargain, covenant, contract, treaty, protocol, concordat, entente, accord, arrangement, accommodation, compromise, settlement, negotiation

terms

transaction, sale

account

indenture

rare engagement


verb

1‘they got advice on how to deal with difficult children’

SYNONYMS

cope with, handle, manage, attend to, see to, take care of, take charge of, take in hand, sort out, tackle, take on

control, master, influence, manipulate

2‘the article deals with recent advances in chemistry’

SYNONYMS

concern, be about, be concerned with, concern itself with, have to do with, discuss, consider, cover, treat of, pertain to, appertain to

tackle, study, explore, investigate, examine, go into, review, analyse, weigh up

archaic regard

3‘the security forces deal firmly with demonstrators’

SYNONYMS

treat, handle, serve, use

act towards, behave towards, conduct oneself towards

4‘the company deals in high-tech goods’

SYNONYMS

trade in, buy and sell, be concerned with trading, be engaged in trading, do business in

sell, vend, purvey, supply, stock, offer, offer for sale, have for sale, peddle, market, merchandise

traffic in, smuggle, run, rustle

informal push

British informal flog

5‘the cards were dealt for the last hand’

SYNONYMS

distribute, give out, share out, divide out, divide up, hand out, pass out, pass round, dole out, mete out, dispense, allocate, allot, assign, apportion, bestow

informal divvy up

6‘the appeal court dealt a blow to government reforms’

SYNONYMS

deliver, administer, dispense, inflict, give, impose

direct, aim


Phrases

    a great deal/a good deal

      ‘the team have achieved a great deal’

      SYNONYMS

      a lot, a great amount, a large amount, a fair amount, much, plenty

      informal

      lots, loads, heaps, bags, masses, piles, stacks, tons

      British informal

      a shedload

      vulgar slang

      a shitload

      North American vulgar slang

      an assload

      ANTONYMS

      very little