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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To deal out in portions; to distribute; to give; as, the steward dispenses provisions according directions; Nature dispenses her bounties; to dispense medicines.

2. (v. t.) To apply, as laws to particular cases; to administer; to execute; to manage; to direct.

3. (v. t.) To pay for; to atone for.

4. (v. t.) To exempt; to excuse; to absolve; -- with from.

5. (v. i.) To compensate; to make up; to make amends.

6. (v. i.) To give dispensation.

7. (v. t.) Dispensation; exemption.

8. (n.) Expense; profusion; outlay.

632. aponemo -- to assign, apportion
... 632 (from 575 , "from" and , "to dispense the proper portion," J. Thayer) --
properly, to honor, "" (; so also in classical Gk). ...
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1556. ekdikeo -- to vindicate, to avenge
... defend, avenge, vindicate. Cognate: 1556 -- to dispense justice, , ie with
all that is appropriate to it. See 1557 (). Word Origin ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8199. shaphat -- to judge, govern
... judge, govern NASB Word Usage acting like a judge (1), already he is acting (1),
argue our case (1), decide (1), defend (3), deliver (1), Dispense (1), enter ...
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Whether the Rulers of the People Can Dispense from Human Laws?
... OF CHANGE IN LAWS (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether the rulers of the people can dispense
from human laws? ... Neither, therefore, can he dispense from the human law. ...
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Whether Anyone Can Dispense from an Oath?
... OF OATHS (TEN ARTICLES) Whether anyone can dispense from an oath? Objection
1: It would seem that no one can dispense from an oath. ...
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Whether the Authority of a Prelate is Required for Commutation or ...
... Objection 2: Further, to dispense anyone from a vow seems to consist in
deciding in what circumstances he need not keep that vow. ...
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Whether Vows Admit of Dispensation?
... Objection 3: Further, the obligation of a vow is based on the fidelity which a man
owes to God, as stated above [3066](A[3]). But no man can dispense in such a ...
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Whether Dispensing of this Sacrament Belongs to a Priest Alone?
... Therefore it seems that it does not belong to a priest to dispense the Lord's
body. Objection 3: Further, Dionysius says (Eccl. Hier. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether dispensing of this sacrament.htm

Whether the Precepts of the Decalogue are Dispensable?
... Objection 2: Further, man stands in the same relation to human law as God does to
Divine law. But man can dispense with the precepts of a law made by man. ...
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Whether one Can be Dispensed from Confession?
... Therefore he can also dispense a man from confessing. On the contrary, Penance,
whereof confession is a part, is a necessary sacrament, even as Baptism is. ...
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Whether the Vow of Obedience is the Chief of the Three Religious ...
... Decretal (De Statu Monach., cap. Cum ad monasterium): yet he can dispense a
religious from obeying his superior. Therefore it would seem ...
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The Preface to the Commandments
... He will not dispense with the breach of one law. ... They dispense with the sixth
commandment, making murder meritorious in case of propagating the Catholic cause. ...
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The Intrepid Pioneer.
... a general charge to superintend the work, as William Black and the other missionaries
had not been ordained, and could not therefore dispense the sacraments ...
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Dispense (1 Occurrence)
... To deal out in portions; to distribute; to give; as, the steward dispenses provisions
according directions; Nature dispenses her bounties; to dispense medicines ...
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Sabbath (126 Occurrences)
... The need, therefore, is deeply hidden in human nature. He who can dispense
with it must be holy and spiritual indeed. And he who ...
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Dispensation (8 Occurrences)

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Excuse (13 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To free from an impending obligation or duty; hence, to disengage; to dispense
with; to release by favor; also, to remit by favor; not to exact; as, to ...
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Debtor (7 Occurrences)
... Scriptures. (1.) The debtor was to deliver up as a pledge to the creditor what
he could most easily dispense with (Deuteronomy 24:10, 11). ...
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Distribute (23 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To divide among several or many; to deal out; to apportion; to allot.
2. (vt) To dispense; to administer; as, to distribute justice. ...
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Dispenses (2 Occurrences)

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Miss (7 Occurrences)
... something said. 6. (vt) To omit; to fail to have or to do; to get without;
to dispense with; -- now seldom applied to persons. 7. (vt ...
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Administer (10 Occurrences)
... the state. 2. (vt) To dispense; to serve out; to supply; execute; as, to
administer relief, to administer the sacrament. 3. (vt) To ...
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Spare (80 Occurrences)
... or duty. 5. (v.) To deprive one's self of, as by being frugal; to do without;
to dispense with; to give up; to part with. 6. (vi ...
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Bible Concordance
Dispense (1 Occurrence)

Zechariah 7:9 "Thus has Yahweh of Armies spoken, saying,'Execute true judgment, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother.
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