administer or bestow, as in small portions;
"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"
provide (usually but not necessarily food);
"We serve meals for the homeless"
"She dished out the soup at 8 P.M."
"The entertainers served up a lively show"
- He thundered the punishment meted out to them.
- Now, please show your invitations out.
- The food was doled out to the poor.
- They dish out clean towels on Monday.