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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Deal, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dealt p. pr. & vb. n. Dealing.]
 1. 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?   --Is. lviii. 7.
    And Rome deals out her blessings and her gold.   --Tickell.
    The nightly mallet deals resounding blows.   --Gay.
    Hissing through the skies, the feathery deaths were dealt.   --Dryden.
 2. Specifically: To distribute, as cards, to the players at the commencement of a game; as, to deal the cards; to deal one a jack.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Deal·ing, n. The act of one who deals; distribution of anything, as of cards to the players; method of business; traffic; intercourse; transaction; as, to have dealings with a person.
 Double dealing, insincere, treacherous dealing; duplicity.
 Plain dealing, fair, sincere, honorable dealing; honest, outspoken expression of opinion.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: method or manner of conduct in relation to others; "honest
      2: the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying
         on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible
         without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings
         with me" [syn: transaction, dealings]