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English verb: parcel out

1. parcel out (possession) administer or bestow, as in small portions


SamplesAdminister 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.


Synonymsadminister, allot, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, distribute, dole out, lot, mete out, shell out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)give


Narrower (hyponym)allot, apply, assign, deal, give, portion, reallot









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