dispense

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Pronunciation[change]

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Verb[change]

Plain form
dispense

Third-person singular
dispenses

Past tense
dispensed

Past participle
dispensed

Present participle
dispensing

  1. When something dispenses an object, it means that it is issuing the object, to distribute it.
  2. To throw away, or ignore.
    She made us all feel relaxed and comfortable by dispensing with the old formalities.