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deal·er

 (dē′lər)
n.
1. One that is engaged in buying and selling: a used-car dealer; a drug dealer.
2. Games
a. The person who distributes the cards in a game of cards.
b. In a game of cards, especially poker, the position from which cards are dealt clockwise around the table, usually marked by the button.
3. A croupier.
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dealer

(ˈdiːlə)
n
1. (Commerce) a person or firm engaged in commercial purchase and sale; trader: a car dealer.
2. (Card Games) cards the person who distributes the cards
3. (Commerce) slang a person who sells illegal drugs
ˈdealerˌship n
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deal•er

(ˈdi lər)

n.
1. a trader or merchant, esp. a wholesaler.
2. the player distributing the cards in a card game.
3. a person who behaves or acts toward another or others in a specified manner: a plain dealer.
4. Slang. a person who buys and sells drugs illegally.
[before 1000]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dealer - someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be solddealer - someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
art dealer - a dealer in works of art requiring esthetic evaluation
barterer - a trader who exchanges goods and not money
bibliopole, bibliopolist - a dealer in secondhand books (especially rare or curious books)
cheesemonger - someone who sells cheese
barrow-boy, barrow-man, costermonger - a hawker of fruit and vegetables from a barrow
cutler - a dealer in cutlery
draper - a dealer in fabrics and sewing materials (and sometimes in clothing and drygoods)
fence - a dealer in stolen property
fishmonger, fishwife - someone who sells fish
horse trader - a hard bargainer
hardwareman, ironmonger - someone who sells hardware; "in England they call a hardwareman an ironmonger"
mercer - a dealer in textiles (especially silks)
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
seedman, seedsman - a dealer in seeds
slopseller, slop-seller - a dealer in cheap ready-made clothing
stamp dealer - a dealer in stamps (whose customers are stamp collectors)
stock trader - someone who buys and sells stock shares
2.dealer - a firm engaged in trading
business firm, firm, house - the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
car dealer - a firm that sells and buys cars
computer dealer - a firm that sells and buys computers
jewelry dealer, jewelry store - a firm that sells and buys jewelry
truck dealer - a firm that sells and buys trucks
3.dealer - a seller of illicit goods; "a dealer in stolen goods"
drug dealer, drug peddler, drug trafficker, peddler, pusher - an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
marketer, seller, trafficker, vender, vendor - someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
4.dealer - the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account
broker-dealer - a financial specialist who trades for his own account and so acts both as a broker and principal
financier, moneyman - a person skilled in large scale financial transactions
5.dealer - the person who distributes the playing cards in a card game
card player - someone who plays (or knows how to play) card games
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dealer

noun
2. pusher, runner, doper (slang), hawker, peddler He was a drug dealer with a dangerous reputation.
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dealer

noun
1. A person engaged in buying and selling:
2. A person who sells narcotics illegally:
Slang: pusher.
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Translations
اللاعِب المُوَزِّع لأوراق اللعِبتَاجِرتاجِر، بائِع
obchodníkrozdavač karet
forhandlergiverhandlende
jakajajälleenmyyjäkauppias
prodavač
dealerosztó
kaupmaîur, höndlarisá sem gefur
ディーラー
상인
dilerdilerkahandlarzrozdającarozdający
rozdávajúci
prekupčevalectrgovec
handlare
ผู้ทำธุรกิจ
satıcıtüccarkağıt dağıtan kimse
người buôn bán

dealer

[ˈdiːləʳ] N
1. (Comm) → comerciante mf (in de) (in cattle, horses) → tratante mf (in de) (= retailer) (gen) → distribuidor(a) m/f, proveedor(a) m/f; (in cars) → concesionario/a m/f
your local Honda dealersu concesionario Honda más próximo
he's a dealer in stolen goodses comerciante de mercancías robadas
a major London currency dealerun importante agente de cambio londinense
he's a property/second-hand car dealerse dedica a la compraventa de propiedades/coches de segunda mano
see also antique C
see also arm 2 D
see also drug C
see also scrap C
2. (Cards) → repartidor(a) m/f de cartas
the dealer gave him a nineel que repartía le dio un nueve
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

dealer

[ˈdiːlər] n
(also drug dealer) → dealer/euse m/f, revendeur/euse m/f de drogue
(= person who buys and sells pictures, antiques, shares) → marchand(e) m/f
an antique dealer → un(e) marchand(e) d'antiquités
a dealer in shares → un(e) marchand(e) de titres
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dealer

n
(Comm) → Händler(in) m(f); (= wholesaler)Großhändler(in) m(f); a dealer in fursein Pelzhändler
(in drugs) → Dealer(in) m(f) (inf)
(Cards) → Kartengeber m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

dealer

[ˈdiːləʳ] n
a. (Comm) dealer (in)commerciante m/f (di)
an antique dealer → un(a) antiquario/a
b. (also drug dealer) → spacciatore/trice
c. (Cards) → chi fa or dà le carte
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

deal

(diːl) noun
1. a bargain or arrangement. a business deal.
2. the act of dividing cards among players in a card game.
verbpast tense, past participle dealt (delt)
1. to do business, especially to buy and sell. I think he deals in stocks and shares.
2. to distribute (cards).
ˈdealer noun
1. a person who buys and sells. a dealer in antiques.
2. the person who distributes the cards in a card game.
ˈdealing noun
(usually in plural) contact (often in business), bargaining, agreement etc made (between two or more people or groups). fair/honest dealing; dealing on the Stock Market; I have no dealings with him.
deal with
1. to be concerned with. This book deals with methods of teaching English.
2. to take action about, especially in order to solve a problem, get rid of a person, complete a piece of business etc. She deals with all the inquiries.
a good deal / a great deal
much or a lot. They made a good deal of noise; She spent a great deal of money on it.
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dealer

تَاجِر obchodník forhandler Händler αντιπρόσωπος comerciante, tratante kauppias marchand prodavač rivenditore ディーラー 상인 dealer forhandler handlarz negociante торговец handlare ผู้ทำธุรกิจ satıcı người buôn bán 经销商
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