dispense with

Definitions of dispense with
  1. verb
    give up what is not strictly needed
    synonyms: give up, part with, spare
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    type of:
    give
    transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
  2. verb
    forgo or do or go without
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    type of:
    abandon
    forsake, leave behind
  3. verb
    do without or cease to hold or adhere to
    “We are dispensing with formalities”
    synonyms: forego, foreswear, forgo, relinquish, waive
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    types:
    give up, kick
    stop consuming
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