HyperDic: dispense_with

English > 3 senses of the expression dispense with:
VERBpossessiondispense with, spare, give up, part withgive up what is not strictly needed
socialdispense with, waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foresweardo without or cease to hold or adhere to
possessiondispense withforgo or do or go without
English > dispense with: 3 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningGive up what is not strictly needed.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsspare, give up, part with
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Spanishdeshacerse de, prescindir de
Catalanestar-se'n, prescindir de
English > dispense with: 3 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningDo without or cease to hold or adhere to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymswaive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear
Narrowerkick, give upstop consuming
See alsodispensegrant a dispensation
Spanishdejar, renunciar, renunicar, sacrificar
Catalandeixar, renunciar, sacrificar
English > dispense with: 3 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningforgo or do or go without.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderabandonforsake, leave behind
Spanisheliminar, prescindir

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