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.
The god that you dispense with today, will come back as a demon tomorrow.
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.
Every action has a reaction and in this case it is simple justice, they've made their beds so let's dispense with the outrage.
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Translations for dispense
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- 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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