The definition of a deal is an agreement, the act of distributing cards in a game and a large amount of degree.(noun)
Deal is defined as to distribute.(verb)
An example of deal is to give each player cards in a poker game.
See deal in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME delen < OE dǣlan, to divide, share, akin to Ger teilen: see deal
Origin: ME del < OE dǣl, a part, share, akin to Goth dails
Origin: ME & MDu dele < PGmc *thela- < IE base *telo-, flat surface, board > Gr tēlia, baker's board, gambling table
See deal in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb dealt dealt (dĕlt), deal·ing, deals verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English delen
Origin: , from Old English dǣlan, to divide, share; see dail- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Middle English dele
Origin: , from Middle Dutch
Origin: and Middle Low German dele, plank.
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