Definition of 'dispense'
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The machine dispenses tins and glass jars of red salmon caviar or roe. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She has also been known to dispense helpful dancing advice to the crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He writes as a seasoned church planter dispensing advice to new church planters. Christianity Today (2000)The arcade machines dispense a card with a picture of a particular insect and specifications of its fighting abilities. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The machines dispense up to 250g of gold in bars. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Chill out with this vending machine that dispenses... marijuana. The Sun (2012)It's time to man up and dispense the medicine. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He dispensed medicines all day; he listened to complaints. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)And you don't need a degree in medicine to dispense your time. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To one side is a vending machine that dispenses bottles of vodka; on the wall is a looming empty picture frame. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The bank is also experimenting with a cash machine that will dispense US dollar and euro bills. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I could go on, dispensing reassuring numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A council has defended the installation of a car park machine that dispenses tickets 18 inches off the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The whistleblower added: 'Staff here are dispensing medical advice yet have no medical background. The Sun (2009)Great self-help writers were still dispensing advice down to the early 19th century. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If your medicine has a name which you are unable to find in the index, contact your dispensing chemist and ask for its generic name. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)The team worked non-stop examining patients, conducting blood tests and dispensing medicines. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The number of prescriptions dispensed to treat obesity increased by 16 per cent to 1.2 million. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He doesn't just dispense advice, he takes the people who run the companies to businesses and experts they can learn from. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'dispense'
British English: dispense VERB
If someone dispenses something that they own or control, they give or provide it to a number of people.
The Union had already dispensed a huge amount of money in grants.
Definition of dispense from the Collins English Dictionary
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