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2 definitions found
 for great deal
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  great deal
      n 1: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or
           extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot
           of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the
           rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must
           have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of
           money" [syn: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great
           deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle,
           mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile,
           plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew,
           spate, stack, tidy sum, wad]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  60 Moby Thesaurus words for "great deal":
     a deal, a great deal, a lot, abundantly, as all creation,
     as all get-out, batch, beaucoup, considerable, considerably, deal,
     ever so, ever so much, galore, gobs, good deal, greatly, heap,
     heaps, highly, in great measure, largely, lashings, loads, lot,
     lots, mess, mint, much, muchly, never so, no end, no end of,
     not a little, oodles, pack, peck, pile, piles, plenty, pot,
     pretty much, quite a little, raft, rafts, scads, sight, slew,
     slews, so, so very much, spate, stack, stacks, tidy sum,
     to the skies, very much, wad, wads, whole slew
  
  

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