dealing[ dee-ling ]SEE DEFINITION OF dealing
Synonyms for dealing
- balls in air
- irons in fire
- wire pulling
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEALING
He was used to dealing with pique in women, and had found it the most manageable of weaknesses.
I wish it were possible to speak of God without the implication of dealing with religion.
In dealing with your daily dreads you simply counted God out.
In dealing with children what is needed is not logic but sense.
This is because he is dealing with an imaginary world, not with the world as it is.
Eofor avenges his brother's fall by dealing Ongenþew a mortal blow, 2978 ff.
He could think of no way gentle enough for dealing with this crisis.
At the time with which we are dealing, Mrs. Vansittart was staying there, alone with her maid.
The colossal consequence of the matter with which I was dealing gripped and thrilled me.
People who will be dealing in contradiction ought to pay for it.
Old English dælan "to divide, distribute, separate, share, bestow, dispense," from the source of deal (n.). Meaning "to distribute cards before a game" is from 1520s. To deal with "handle" is attested from mid-15c. Related: Dealt; dealing.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEALING
- handing out
- buying and selling
- quid pro quo
- tit for tat