Translation of "dispense" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /dɪˈspens/ us

to give out things, especially products, services, or amounts of money

dar, expender
There is a vending machine on the platform that dispenses snacks.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “dispense” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /diˈspens/

to give or deal out.

repartir, dispensar
It’s a coin-operated machine that dispenses drinks.

to prepare (medicines, especially prescriptions) for giving out.

dispensary noun (plural dispensaries)

a place especially in a hospital where medicines are given out.

dispenser noun

farmacéutico; maquina expendedora
dispense with phrasal verb

to get rid of or do without

prescindir de, pasar sin
We could economize by dispensing with two assistants.

(Translation of “dispense” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)