n. 交易,协议; 待遇; 很多; 发牌

v. 经营,买卖; 贩毒; 发(牌)



If you say that you need or have a great deal of or a good deal of a particular thing, you are emphasizing that you need or have a lot of it.

  • ...a great deal of money...


  • I am in a position to save you a good deal of time.



A deal of something is a lot of it.

  • He had a deal of work to do.




1. 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

2. 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

3. (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
  • it must have cost plenty

4. a plank of softwood (fir or pine board)

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

      6. the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time;

      • I didn't hold a good hand all evening
      • he kept trying to see my hand

      7. the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement);

      • he got a good deal on his car

      8. the act of distributing playing cards;

      • the deal was passed around the table clockwise

      9. the act of apportioning or distributing something;

      • the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions


      1. deal with 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

      2. 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

      3. take into consideration for exemplifying purposes;

      • Take the case of China
      • Consider the following case

      4. come to terms or deal successfully with;

      • We got by on just a gallon of gas
      • They made do on half a loaf of bread every day

      5. 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

      6. do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood;

      • She deals in gold
      • The brothers sell shoes

      7. 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

      8. behave in a certain way towards others;

      • He deals fairly with his employees

      9. distribute to the players in a game;

      • Who's dealing?

      10. direct the course of; manage or control;

      • You cannot conduct business like this

      11. give out as one's portion or share

        12. give (a specific card) to a player;

        • He dealt me the Queen of Spades

        13. sell;

        • deal hashish


        1. made of fir or pine;

        • a plain deal table


        business, commerce, trade, bargain, deal


        • business : 指包括售货、购货、换货在内的综合商业活动,方式可以是批发或零售。
        • commerce : 多指大规模的买卖或易货关系。
        • trade : 普通用词,含义广。既可指某种具体的商业又可指广泛的贸易。
        • bargain : 多指买卖双方通过谈判、协商就商品质量、数量、价格等项达成协议所成的生意。
        • deal : 口语用词,指买卖双方经过交涉达成协议成交。


        1. a big deal


        2. a raw (或 rough) deal


        3. a deal of


        4. a good (或great) deal


        5. a square deal


        6. it's a deal



        It takes a great deal of courage to face the situation bravely.


        There is a great deal of difference between the two.


        China needs to assimilate a good deal of foreign progressive culture, but she must not swallow anything and everything uncritically.

        中国需要大量吸收外国的进步文化, 但决不能无批判地兼收并蓄.

        In the course of our trip, we have learned a great deal in all the places we visited.

        在参观访问过程中, 我们随时随地都能学到很多东西.

        The hospital receives a good deal of money in donations.