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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. administer or bestow, as in small portions;
- Example: "administer critical remarks to everyone present"
- Example: "dole out some money"
- Example: "shell out pocket money for the children"
- Example: "deal a blow to someone"
- Example: "the machine dispenses soft drinks"
[syn: distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out]

2. provide (usually but not necessarily food);
- Example: "We serve meals for the homeless"
- Example: "She dished out the soup at 8 P.M."
- Example: "The entertainers served up a lively show"
[syn: serve, serve up, dish out, dish up, dish]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dish out v 1: administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"; "the machine dispenses soft drinks" [syn: distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out] 2: provide (usually but not necessarily food); "We serve meals for the homeless"; "She dished out the soup at 8 P.M."; "The entertainers served up a lively show" [syn: serve, serve up, dish out, dish up, dish]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "dish out": accord, administer, afford, allot, allow, award, bail, bestow, bestow on, bucket, communicate, confer, cup, deal, deal out, decant, deliver, dip, dish, dish up, dispense, dole, dole out, donate, extend, fork, fork out, furnish, gift, gift with, give, give freely, give out, grant, hand, hand out, hand over, heap, help to, impart, issue, ladle, lavish, let have, mete, mete out, offer, pour, present, proffer, provide, rain, render, scoop, serve, shell out, shovel, shower, slip, snow, spade, spoon, supply, tender, transfer, turn over, vouchsafe, yield