dispensed with

dispensed with
index derelict (abandoned)

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  • Dispensed — Dispense Dis*pense , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dispensed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dispensing}.] [F. dispenser, L. dispensare, intens. of dispendere. See {Dispend}.] 1. To deal out in portions; to distribute; to give; as, the steward dispenses provisions… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dispense with — verb 1. give up what is not strictly needed (Freq. 1) he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey • Syn: ↑spare, ↑give up, ↑part with • Hypernyms: ↑give …   Useful english dictionary

  • dispense with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms dispense with : present tense I/you/we/they dispense with he/she/it dispenses with present participle dispensing with past tense dispensed with past participle dispensed with formal dispense with… …   English dictionary

  • dispense with something — dispense with (something) 1. to free of something unwanted. People who believe we can dispense with government services don t realize how much they need them. 2. to not use something. We dispensed with our second car and have saved a lot of money …   New idioms dictionary

  • dispense with — (something) 1. to free of something unwanted. People who believe we can dispense with government services don t realize how much they need them. 2. to not use something. We dispensed with our second car and have saved a lot of money …   New idioms dictionary

  • dispense with — 1) let s dispense with the formalities Syn: waive, omit, drop, leave out, forgo; do away with, give something a miss 2) he dispensed with his crutches Syn: get rid of, throw away/out, dispose of, discard; …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • dispense with — 1) let s dispense with the formalities Syn: waive, omit, drop, leave out, forgo, do away with; informal give something a miss 2) he dispensed with his crutches Syn: get rid of, throw away/out, dispose of, discard; i …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • dispense with — PHRASAL VERB If you dispense with something, you stop using it or get rid of it completely, especially because you no longer need it. [V P n] Many households have dispensed with their old fashioned vinyl turntable …   English dictionary

  • comic strip — a sequence of drawings, either in color or black and white, relating a comic incident, an adventure or mystery story, etc., often serialized, typically having dialogue printed in balloons, and usually printed as a horizontal strip in daily… …   Universalium

  • theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …   Universalium

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