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Definition of Dispense


  1. To deal out in portions; to distribute; to give; as, the steward dispenses provisions according directions; Nature dispenses her bounties; to dispense medicines.
  2. To apply, as laws to particular cases; to administer; to execute; to manage; to direct.
  3. To pay for; to atone for.
  4. To exempt; to excuse; to absolve; -- with from.
  5. To compensate; to make up; to make amends.
  6. To give dispensation.
  7. Dispensation; exemption.
  8. Expense; profusion; outlay.

Dispense Translations

dispense in German is dispensiere, austeilen, verteilen
dispense in Italian is distribuire
dispense in Spanish is repartir, distribuir