Dole out and Give out

Dole out

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Dole out verb – To give out (something) to appropriate individuals.
Give out is a synonym for dole out in distribute topic. In some cases you can use "Give out" instead a verb "Dole out", when it comes to topics like dispense.
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Give out

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Give out verb – To make known openly or publicly.
Dole out is a synonym for give out in distribute topic. You can use "Dole out" instead a verb "Give out", if it concerns topics such as dispense, use in common with others.
Synonyms for Give out
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