Noun Definition


1.Definition: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

"A batch of letters", "A deal of trouble", "A lot of money", "He made a mint on the stock market", "See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos", "It must have cost plenty", "A slew of journalists", "A wad of money"

Related Noun(s):batch, flock, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, wad

Category: General

2.Definition: a particular instance of buying or selling

"It was a package deal", "I had no further trade with him", "He's a master of the business deal"

Related Noun(s):trade

Category: General

3.Definition: a plank of softwood (fir or pine board)

Category: General

4.Definition: an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each

"He made a bargain with the devil", "He rose to prominence through a series of shady deals"

Related Noun(s):bargain

Category: General

5.Definition: the act of apportioning or distributing something

"The captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions"

Category: General

6.Definition: the act of distributing playing cards

"The deal was passed around the table clockwise"

Category: General

7.Definition: the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time

Related Noun(s):hand

Category: General

8.Definition: the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement)

"He got a good deal on his car"

Category: General

9.Definition: wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)

Related Noun(s):softwood

Category: General