deal with

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VerbEdit

deal with

  1. (transitive) To handle verbally or in some form of artistic expression; to address or discuss as a subject.
    This book deals with incest.
  2. (transitive) To take action with respect to (someone or something).
    The teacher knew how to deal with these lazy students.
  3. (transitive) To consider, as an example.
    Let us deal with the case of China.
  4. (transitive) To come to terms with; to overcome any difficulties presented by.
    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. (transitive) To be in charge of, act on, or dispose of.
    I can deal with this crew of workers.
  6. (transitive) To behave in a certain way towards.
    He deals fairly with his employees.

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Last modified on 1 February 2014, at 16:52