Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dealing

2 senses of dealing

Sense 1
dealing -- (method or manner of conduct in relation to others; "honest dealing")
       => treatment, handling -- (the management of someone or something; "the handling of prisoners"; "the treatment of water sewage"; "the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system")

Sense 2
transaction, dealing, dealings -- (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")
       => group action -- (action taken by a group of people)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb deal

13 senses of deal

Sense 1
cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address -- (act on 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")
       => broach, initiate -- (bring up a topic for discussion)

Sense 2
consider, take, deal, look at -- (take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case")
       => think about -- (have on one's mind, think about actively; "I'm thinking about my friends abroad"; "She always thinks about her children first")

Sense 3
deal -- (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")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 4
cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage -- (come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 5
distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out -- (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"; "the machine dispenses soft drinks")
       => give -- (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care")

Sense 6
deal, sell, trade -- (do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes")
       => transact -- (conduct business; "transact with foreign governments")
          Phrasal Verb-> deal out#1; trade#1

Sense 7
manage, deal, care, handle -- (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")
       => control, command -- (exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces")

Sense 8
deal -- (behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees")
       => behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry -- (behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times")

Sense 9
deal -- (distribute cards to the players in a game; "Who's dealing?")
       => distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out -- (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"; "the machine dispenses soft drinks")

Sense 10
conduct, carry on, deal -- (direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this")
       => manage, deal, care, handle -- (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")

Sense 11
share, divvy up, portion out, apportion, deal -- (give out as one's portion or share)
       => distribute, give out, hand out, pass out -- (give to several people; "The teacher handed out the exams")

Sense 12
deal -- (give (a specific card) to a player; "He dealt me the Queen of Spades")
       => pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give -- (place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers")

Sense 13
deal -- (sell; "deal hashish")
       => deal, sell, trade -- (do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes")

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