Synonyms of dispense in English:

dispense


See definition of dispense

verb

1‘the servants are ready to dispense the drinks’

SYNONYMS
distribute, pass round, pass out, hand out, deal out, dole out, share out, divide out, parcel out, allocate, allot, apportion, assign, bestow, confer, supply, disburse
informal dish out
ANTONYMS

collect

2‘the soldiers dispensed a form of summary justice’

SYNONYMS
administer, deliver, issue, discharge, deal, bestow, dole out, mete out
carry out, execute, implement, apply, operate, direct
inflict, impose, enforce, exact
rare effectuate
ANTONYMS

receive

3‘the pharmacists dispense only licensed medicines’

SYNONYMS
prepare, make up, mix
supply, provide, sell

4‘the pope nominated him as bishop, dispensing him from his impediment’

SYNONYMS
exempt, excuse, except, release, relieve, reprieve, absolve
grant someone a dispensation, grant someone an exemption
informal let off

Phrases

    dispense with

    1‘I think we can dispense with the formalities’


    SYNONYMS




    informal


    ANTONYMS

    include

    2‘he was able to dispense with his crutches’


    SYNONYMS



    informal


    British informal


    North American informal


    ANTONYMS

    keep