distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out(verb)
administer or bestow, as in small portions
"administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"; "the machine dispenses soft drinks"
grant a dispensation; grant an exemption
"I was dispensed from this terrible task"
give or apply (medications)
The act of dispensing, dispensation.
To issue, distribute, or put out.
To supply or make up a medicine or prescription.
To eliminate or do withoutu2013used intransitively with with.
I wish he would dispense with the pleasantries and get to the point.
To give a dispensation to (someone) to do something against the law.
to deal out in portions; to distribute; to give; as, the steward dispenses provisions according directions; Nature dispenses her bounties; to dispense medicines
to apply, as laws to particular cases; to administer; to execute; to manage; to direct
to pay for; to atone for
to exempt; to excuse; to absolve; -- with from
to compensate; to make up; to make amends
to give dispensation
expense; profusion; outlay
Origin: [OF. despense, F. dpense.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dis-pens′, v.t. to deal out in portions: to distribute: to administer: (Spens.) to pay for.—n. expense: profession: abundance.—adj. Dispensed′.—n. Dispens′er.—Dispense with, to permit the want of: to do without. [Fr. dispenser—L. dis, asunder, pensare, inten. of pendĕre, to weigh.]
The numerical value of dispense in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of dispense in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They've made their beds so let's dispense with the outrage.
As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.
In the perfect wedlock, the man, I should say, is the head, but the woman the heart, with which he cannot dispense.
It may not be covered, or well covered, by insurance, if the child is funded through public aid, for instance, there may not be providers in the area that will dispense hearing aids.
The future of pharmacy is really about being a low cost buyer of generic drugs and capability to dispense specialty drugs and that is an area of challenge for several supermarket operators.
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Translations for dispense
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- минавам без, раздавам, разпределямBulgarian
- verteilen, austeilen, dosieren, ausgeben, abgebenGerman
- باطل کردنPersian
- jakaa, jättää väliin, tarjota, ohittaa, antaaFinnish
- émettre, doser, distribuer, éliminer, partager, dispenserFrench
- afschaffen, uitdelen, uitgeven, doseren, verdelenDutch
- undvara, lösa, utminutera, frita, dela ut, frikalla, fördela, skriva ut, utge, vara utan, dosera, förmedla, förskriva, ge ut, avvara, utdelaSwedish
- tevzi etmek, dağıtmak, hazırlamak, bırakmakTurkish
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