Synonyms for dish out

Synonyms for (verb) dish out

Synonyms: dish, dish out, dish up, serve, serve up

Definition: provide (usually but not necessarily food)

Usage: We serve meals for the homeless; She dished out the soup at 8 P.M.; The entertainers served up a lively show

Similar words: cater, supply, provide, ply

Definition: give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

Usage: The hostess provided lunch for all the guests


Synonyms: distribute, dole out, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, allot, administer, parcel out, shell out, mete out, lot

Definition: administer or bestow, as in small portions

Usage: administer 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

Similar words: give

Definition: transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody

Usage: I gave her my money; can you give me lessons?; She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care