from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Transactions or relations with others, usually in business.
  • n. Method or manner of conduct in relation to others; treatment: honest dealing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of deal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of one who deals; distribution of anything, as of cards to the players; method of business; traffic; intercourse; transaction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Practice; doings; conduct; behavior.
  • n. Conduct in relation to others; treatment: as, the dealings of a father with his children; God's dealings with men: usually in the plural.
  • n. Intercourse in buying and selling; traffic; business: as, New York merchants have extensive dealings with all the world.
  • n. Intercourse of business or friendship; communication.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
  • n. method or manner of conduct in relation to others


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