deal


deal
deal 1 vb dealt, deal·ing
vt: to carry on the business of buying or esp. selling (something)
deal ing drugs
vi
1: to engage in bargaining
2: to sell or distribute something as a business or for money
deal ing in real estate
deal in stolen property
deal 2 n
1: an act of dealing: a business transaction
2: an arrangement for mutual advantage (as for a defendant to testify in exchange for immunity from prosecution)

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

deal
I noun agreement, arrangement, bargain, business transaction, commerce, commercial transaction, compromise, contract, exchange, merchantry, negotiation, operation, pact, pledge, purchase, trade, transaction, understanding associated concepts: agreement to sell or exchange, dealer, dealings, lump sum deal, trade deals II verb bargain, barter, buy and sell, carry on negotiations, commercialize, do business, do business with, drive a trade, exchange, export and import, handle, have business relations, have commerce, have dealings with, have to do with, make arrangements, market, merchandise, negotiate, open a trade, open an account with, sell, trade, trade with, traffic, traffic in, turn over associated concepts: agreement to sell or exchange, cessation of dealing, dealer, dealing and trading, dealing at arm's length, dealing in, dealing in goods, dealing in property, dealing in securities, dealings, trade deals, transacting business III index agreement (contract), allocate, allot, attornment, barter, bestow, compact, compromise, contract, dicker, dispense, disperse (disseminate), distribute, dole, exchange, give (grant), haggle, inflict, league, pact, project, sort, split, stipulation, trade (commerce), trade, transact, transaction, treaty

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


deal
v.
To conduct business; to buy and sell a particular commodity.
n.
(1) An arrangement between two or more parties that works to their mutual benefit.
(2) A transaction that involves buying or selling something.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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