Synonyms of deal
1 agreementDictionary (informal) • Japan has done a deal with America on rice exports.
agreement • a new defence agreement
understanding • We had not set a date but there was an understanding between us.
contract • The company won a prestigious contract for work on the building.
negotiation • They intend to take no part in the negotiation of a new treaty of union.
arrangement • The caves can be visited only by prior arrangement.
bargain • The treaty was based on a bargain between the governments.
transaction • plans to disclose a business transaction with British Telecommunications
pact • The two countries signed a non-aggression pact.
2 amountDictionary • a great deal of money
amount • I still do a certain amount of work for them.
quantity • the sheer quantity of data can cause problems.
measure • The colonies were claiming a larger measure of self-government.
degree • They achieved varying degrees of success.
mass • On his desk is a mass of books and papers.
volume • the sheer volume of traffic on our motorways
share • I have had more than my share of adventures.
portion • his portion of the inheritance
bulk • The vast bulk of imports and exports is carried by sea.
PHRASAL VERBS:▷ deal in something
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agreementAn agreement is a formal decision about future action which is made by two or more countries, groups, or people.
• a new defence agreement
amountThe amount of something is how much there is, or how much you have, need, or get.
• I still do a certain amount of work for them.
arrangementAn arrangement is an agreement that you make with someone to do something.
• The caves can be visited only by prior arrangement.
Thesaurus for deal from the Collins English Thesaurus
to engage (in) commercially
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