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 ?
On the third afternoon, Aynesworth met on the stairs a young broker, whom he had come across once or twice during his earlier dealings in the shares.
Mercury presented himself, and striking the Philosopher with his wand, said, "And are you indeed to make yourself a judge of the dealings of Providence, who hast thyself in a similar manner treated these poor Ants?
They were frank and open in their deportment, friendly and liberal in their dealings, with an apt ingenuity apparent in all their rude inventions.
They struck him as soft--soft physically; yet he divined them hard in their dealings, but hard under an exterior of supple softness.
You have never considered moral rights in your dealings with others.
Miss Julia," continuing aloud, "my nature is all plain- dealing, and I am delighted to find a congenial spirit.
We spoke, moreover, of the category of position when we were dealing with that of relation, and stated that such terms derived their names from those of the corresponding attitudes.
Certainly the ablest men that ever were, have had all an openness, and frankness, of dealing; and a name of certainty and veracity; but then they were like horses well managed; for they could tell passing well, when to stop or turn; and at such times, when they thought the case indeed required dissimulation, if then they used it, it came to pass that the former opinion, spread abroad, of their good faith and clearness of dealing, made them almost invisible.
He could exercise tact when dealing with the affairs of others, but none when dealing with his own.
A modern branch of mathematics having achieved the art of dealing with the infinitely small can now yield solutions in other more complex problems of motion which used to appear insoluble.
At dinner he talked a little to his wife about Moscow matters, and, with a sarcastic smile, asked her after Stepan Arkadyevitch; but the conversation was for the most part general, dealing with Petersburg official and public news.
But the entire range of heroic legend was open to these poets, and other clusters of epics grew up dealing particularly with the famous story of Thebes, while others dealt with the beginnings of the world and the wars of heaven.