Synonyms of deal in English:

deal


See US English definition of deal

See UK English definition of deal

See Spanish definition of trato

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

    ‘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