deal with


    Definition of deal with in English Dictionary

  • VerbPREdé-SUF-with
    1. VT To handle verbally or in some form of artistic expression; to address or discuss as a subject.
      1. This book deals with incest. ‎
    2. VT To take action with respect to (someone or something).
      1. It is therefore dealing with pollution in two ways—suppression and mitigation.
    3. VT To consider, as an example.
      1. Let us deal with the case of China. ‎
    4. VT To come to terms with; to overcome any difficulties presented by.
      1. We deal with having just a gallon of gas.   Thankfully he'd dealt with such issues before, so he had all the necessary experience. ‎
    5. VT To be in charge of, act on, or dispose of.
      1. I can deal with this crew of workers. ‎
    6. VT To behave in a certain way towards.
      1. He deals fairly with his employees. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • In January 2013, the government announced that it had reached a deal with creditors to restructure its $544 million commercial external debt, commonly referred to as the “superbond.”
      • I was looking more for episodes like this, which deal with the repurcussions[sic] of a major war affecting every major civilisation known to the Trekiverse.
      • For the 2005 season, Pavano signed a four-year, $39.95 million deal with the Yankees, who outwooed the Red Sox, who responded by making their own recruiting misstep in the free agent Matt Clement.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Deal with the problem immediately; do not let it fester.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Phrases
      • Phrasal verbs
        • Phrasal verbs with particle (with)
      • Verbs
        • Phrasal verbs
          • Phrasal verbs with particle (with)
          • Transitive verbs
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        Meaning of deal with for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this idiom "deal with" is a phrase, more specifically, a phrasal verb. It's also a verb, more specifically, a phrasal verb and a transitive verb.
        Definiteness: Level 6
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