Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dispense_with

3 senses of dispense with

Sense 1
spare, give up, part with, dispense with -- (give up what is not strictly needed; "he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey")
       => give -- (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care")

Sense 2
waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with -- (do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas")

Sense 3
dispense with -- (forgo or do or go without)
       => abandon -- (forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot")

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