"dispense" in the verb sense
1. distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out
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"
3. administer, dispense
give or apply (medications)
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