What is Dispense?

Dispense definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object), disA.pensed, disA.pensA.ing.
to deal out; distribute: to dispense wisdom.
to administer: to dispense the law without bias.
Pharmacology. to make up and distribute (medicine), especially on prescription.
Roman Catholic Church. to grant dispensation.

verb (used without object), disA.pensed, disA.pensA.ing.
to grant dispensation.

Obsolete. expenditure.

Verb Phrases
dispense with, to do without; forgo: to dispense with preliminaries. to do away with; rid of. to grant exemption from a law or promise.


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