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"
dish up, circulate, shell out, apportion, plow, spread, carry on, lot, pass on, dish out, portion, deal out, allot, serve up, care, portion out, sell, take, treat, share, dole out, divvy up, grapple, make out, accord, assign, deal, parcel out, disperse, circularize, manage, contend, administer, give out, grant, trade, address, handle, disseminate, pass around, hand out, mete out, administrate, pass out, diffuse, broadcast, distribute, propagate, conduct, serve, cover, circularise, consider, make do, get by, stagger, look at, cope, dish
grant a dispensation; grant an exemption
"I was dispensed from this terrible task"
give or apply (medications)
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To allot or assign may be to make an arbitrary division; the same is true of distribute or divide. That which is apportioned is given by some fixed rule, which is meant to be uniform and fair; as, representatives are apportioned among the States according to population. To dispense is to give out freely; as, the sun dispenses light and heat. A thing is appropriated to or for a specific purpose (to which it thus becomes proper, in the original sense of being its own); money appropriated by Congress for one purpose can not be expended for any other. One may apportion what he only holds in trust; he shares what is his own. Compare ALLOT.
Apportion to each a fair amount; apportion the property among the heirs, between two claimants; apportion according to numbers, etc.
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How to use dispense in a sentence?
We will dispense with these false allegations.
In the perfect wedlock, the man, I should say, is the head, but the woman the heart, with which he cannot dispense.
This targeted dispense technology has the potential to dramatically reduce the amount of pesticides and herbicides that we apply to crops today; potentially by up to 99 percent. It does this by selectively targeting only weeds and infestations in a whole field, so that healthy crop and soil doesn't have pesticide applied to it. Through that we can massively reduce both cost and environmental impact.
The god that you dispense with today, will come back as a demon tomorrow.
The only happy talkers are dandies who extract pleasure from the very perishability of their material and who would not be able to tolerate the isolation of all other forms of composition; for most good talkers, when they have run down, are miserable; they know that they have betrayed themselves, that they have taken material which should have a life of its own, to dispense it in noises upon the air.
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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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