• Pronunciation of dispense: D IH0 S P EH1 N S (dɪ'spɛns)

  • Number of syllables of dispense: 2

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  • Definition of dispense

    • (v): give or apply (medications)  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): grant a dispensation; grant an exemption; "I was dispensed from this terrible task"  
  • Examples of dispense

    • I will dispense with the indent given the length of the thread.  
    • The cap body has an opening to dispense the spare lead from the groove.  
    • I am not, I dispense with all the niceties and faff.  
    • Some dispense with jaunty graphics, delivering temperatures in sober gray text.  
    • In the case of the Bishop of Rome, there was nobody to dispense him.  
    • Many churches dispense with the cere cloth and the coverlet.  
    • I'd prefer we dispense with the needless pleasantries.  
    • It also allowed the Soviets to dispense with the radarscope on the MiG 23.  
    • Please stick to the facts and dispense with the editorial comments.  
    • But you can't dispense with it ..  

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