What is another word for dispense?

Pronunciation: [dɪspˈɛns] (IPA)

Dispense is a versatile word used to describe various actions, including distributing, providing, giving out, administrating, issuing, or allocating. Each of these synonyms has a slightly different implication depending on the context in which it is used. For example, providing suggests a more personal touch, whereas administrating has a more formal and official connotation. Issuing implies the giving out of something official, such as a document or ticket. Allocating is often used in a business context and represents distributing resources according to a set plan or framework. In short, use of appropriate synonyms for "dispense" help convey the precise meaning intended.

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What are the opposite words for dispense?

Dispense means to distribute or provide something. Some antonyms for the word dispense are withhold, retain, and hold back. These words suggest a lack of willingness to give or distribute something. Another antonym for dispense is hoard, which means to keep something to oneself and not share it with others. Another antonym is confiscate, which means to take something away from someone. Hoarding and confiscating suggest an action that is not generous or charitable. Therefore, when we do not want to provide or share something, we use antonyms like withhold, retain, hold-back, hoard, and confiscate instead of using the word dispense.

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Usage examples for Dispense

From the first word to the last there is no paragraph, sentence, or expression which is out of its place, or with which we could dispense.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
It is not improbable but when the changes I thus suggest, and others similar to them, are enacted, that you will see to what little purpose a large house is maintained for the mere accommodation of a single individual, without suitable means, or indeed any reason whatever, to dispense them.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
But the ordinary private collector can surely dispense with buying books because they have been printed in places which have no associations for him, of which perhaps he has never heard.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard

Famous quotes with Dispense

  • To despise riches, may, indeed, be philosophic, but to dispense them worthily, must surely be more beneficial to mankind.
    Fanny Burney
  • As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.
    Dick Cavett
  • If our country is serious about reducing our dependency on foreign oil, we need to get serious about mobilizing the infrastructure necessary to distribute and dispense the next generation of fuels.
    Bart Gordon
  • While I do not suggest that humanity will ever be able to dispense with its martyrs, I cannot avoid the suspicion that with a little more thought and a little less belief their number may be substantially reduced.
    John B. S. Haldane
  • One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action.
    Eric Hoffer

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