dispense from, dispense to, dispense with
Dispense means to distribute something, usually to someone;
- The pharmacist dispenses medicine to anyone with a prescription.
- Product samples are dispensed to consumers to increase brand name recognition.
Dispense from means to exempt or excuse.
- In some countries, the clergy are dispensed from paying taxes.
Dispense with means to leave out, to skip, or to get rid of.
- I think we should dispense with the formal opening ceremony this time.
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