HyperDic: dole_out

English > 1 sense of the expression dole out:
VERBpossessiondole out, distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allotadminister or bestow, as in small portions
English > dole out: 1 sense > verb 1, possession
MeaningAdminister or bestow, as in small portions.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example "dole out some money"
Synonymsdistribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot
Narrowerassign, allot, portionGive out
dealDistribute cards to the players in a game / game / game
give, applyGive or convey physically
reallotallot again
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Spanishadjudicar, asignar, conceder, destinar, dispensar, distribuir, repartir
Catalanadjudicar, assignar, concedir, destinar, dispensar, distribuir, repartir

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