dealings


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deal·ing

 (dē′lĭng)
n.
1. dealings Transactions or relations with others, usually in business.
2. Method or manner of conduct in relation to others; treatment: honest dealing.

dealings

(ˈdiːlɪŋz)
pl n
(Commerce) (sometimes singular) transactions or business relations
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dealings - social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with')
interchange, reciprocation, give-and-take - mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
relation - (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups; "international relations"
2.dealings - mutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groupsdealings - mutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groups
social relation - a relation between living organisms (especially between people)
3.dealings - the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)dealings - the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"
group action - action taken by a group of people
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
affairs - transactions of professional or public interest; "news of current affairs"; "great affairs of state"
operations, trading operations - financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records
transference, transfer - transferring ownership
exchange - the act of giving something in return for something received; "deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable"
business deal, deal, trade - a particular instance of buying or selling; "it was a package deal"; "I had no further trade with him"; "he's a master of the business deal"
downtick - a transaction in the stock market at a price below the price of the preceding transaction
uptick - a transaction in the stock market at a price above the price of the preceding transaction
borrowing - obtaining funds from a lender
renting, rental - the act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)

dealings

plural noun business, selling, trading, trade, traffic, truck, bargaining, commerce, transactions, business relations allegations of illegal share dealings
Translations

dealings

[ˈdiːlɪŋz] NPL
1. (= relationship) → trato msing, relaciones fpl
our aim is to be honest in our dealings with our customersnuestro objetivo es la honradez en nuestro trato con los clientes
he was not very successful in his dealings with womenno le iba muy bien en sus relaciones con las mujeres
have you had any dealings with them?¿ha tratado con ellos alguna vez?
2. (Comm, Fin) → negocios mpl
we have a lot of dealings with her companyhacemos mucho(s) negocio(s) con su empresa
his business dealings suffered as a result of the restrictionssus negocios se vieron afectados por las restricciones
he was accused of illegal share dealingslo acusaron de operar ilegalmente en la Bolsa

dealings

[ˈdiːlɪŋz] npl
(= relations) → relations fpl, rapports mpl
(in goods, shares)opérations fpl, transactions fpl

dealings

[ˈdiːlɪŋz] npl
a. (relationship) → rapporti mpl
to have dealings with sb → avere a che fare con qn
b. (Comm, Stock Exchange) (in goods, shares) → transazioni fpl
References in classic literature ?
And the very spirit of Satan seemed suddenly to take hold of him in his dealings with the slaves.
These Mohicans and I will do what man's thoughts can invent, to keep such flowers, which, though so sweet, were never made for the wilderness, from harm, and that without hope of any other recompense but such as God always gives to upright dealings.
If the mothers of the free states had all felt as they should, in times past, the sons of the free states would not have been the holders, and, proverbially, the hardest masters of slaves; the sons of the free states would not have connived at the extension of slavery, in our national body; the sons of the free states would not, as they do, trade the souls and bodies of men as an equivalent to money, in their mercantile dealings.
I have had dealings with some very bad couriers; but I have also had dealings with one who might fairly be called perfection.
If you were as much guided by nature in your estimate of men and women, and as little under the power of fancy and whim in your dealings with them, as you are where these children are concerned, we might always think alike.
I know no medium: I never in my life have known any medium in my dealings with positive, hard characters, antagonistic to my own, between absolute submission and determined revolt.
Naturally frank and straightforward in all her own dealings, Miss Garth shrank from plainly pursuing her doubts to this result: a want of loyalty toward her tried and valued friend seemed implied in the mere dawning of it on her mind.
The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business
But as most of them had, hanging up among their stock, an officer's coat or two, epaulettes and all, I was rendered timid by the costly nature of their dealings, and walked about for a long time without offering my merchandise to anyone.
It was at this point in their history that Silas's cataleptic fit occurred during the prayer-meeting; and amidst the various queries and expressions of interest addressed to him by his fellow-members, William's suggestion alone jarred with the general sympathy towards a brother thus singled out for special dealings.
She had indeed suspected him of weakness almost asinine with respect to Gertrude, but then all men were asses in their dealings with women, and since he had transferred his weakness to her own account it no longer seemed to need justification.
In her dealings with man, destiny never closed her accounts.