1. [ verb ] administer or bestow, as in small portions
Synonyms: distribute deal dispense allot administer dole_out dish_out shell_out parcel_out lot mete_out

"administer critical remarks to everyone present" "dole out some money" "shell out pocket money for the children" "deal a blow to someone"

Related terms: give assign give deal reallot dispenser allotment dispenser deal allocator distributor
Similar spelling:   delta