(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. apportion, allocate, allot, distribute; BARTER; inflict; give, bestow, dole. See apportionment, giving.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [An agreement, often secret or underhanded]
Syn. understanding, settlement, compromise, arrangement; see agreement 3 , bargain 2 , contract .
2. [A business transaction]
Syn. venture, proceeding, dealings, sale; see transaction .
3. [A hand at cards; often used figuratively ]
Syn. New deal, cut and shuffle, single round, appointment, distribution of cards, honest deal, opportunity, chance, fresh start, square deal.
4. [A lot]
Syn. plethora, abundance, superabundance; see plenty .
a good ( or [m1]great) deal,
Syn. a lot, quite a bit, a considerable amount; see much .
make a big deal out of*,
Syn. expand, magnify, blow up; see exaggerate .
1. [To distribute]
Syn. apportion, allot, dispense; see administer 2 , distribute 1 .
2. [To do business with]
Syn. trade, traffic, bargain, barter; see buy 1 , sell 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
arrangement, understanding, contract, transaction, compact, bargain.
1. distribute dole out, allocate, allot, mete out, hand out, dispense, apportion.
2. deal with attend to, reckon with, concern, take care of, cope, face, treat, manage, handle.
3. bargain dicker, negotiate, trade, buy and sell, do business, barter, give and take.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To give out in portions or shares. Also used with out: dispense, distribute, divide, dole out, parcel out, portion (out), ration (out), share. Slang: divvy. See COLLECT. 2. To offer for sale. Also used with in: handle, market, merchandise, merchant, peddle, retail, sell, trade (in), vend. See TRANSACTIONS. 3. To engage in the illicit sale of (narcotics): peddle. Slang: push. See TRANSACTIONS. 4. To mete out by means of some action: administer, deliver, give. See GIVE. II noun 1. An indefinite amount or extent: quantity. Informal: lot. See BIG. 2. An act or state of agreeing between parties regarding a course of action: accord, agreement, arrangement, bargain, compact2, pact, understanding. See AGREE. 3. An agreement, especially one involving a sale or exchange: bargain, compact2, contract, covenant, transaction. See AGREE. 4. Informal. Something offered or bought at a low price: bargain. Informal: buy. Slang: steal. See MONEY, TRANSACTIONS.

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