Verb > Dole out

Verb > Dole out

phrasal verb

dole out (something) also dole (something) out

to give (something) to people

She is always doling out advice on relationships.

The organization has doled out millions of dollars in grants.

The nurse doles the pills out carefully.

The agency doles out (=hands out, distributes) food to thousands of needy families each year.