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 for dish out
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dish out
      v 1: 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" [syn:
           distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel
           out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish
           out, allot, dole out]
      2: 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" [syn: serve, serve
         up, dish out, dish up, dish]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  68 Moby Thesaurus words for "dish out":
     accord, administer, afford, allot, allow, award, bail, bestow,
     bestow on, bucket, communicate, confer, cup, deal, deal out,
     decant, deliver, dip, dish, dish up, dispense, dole, dole out,
     donate, extend, fork, fork out, furnish, gift, gift with, give,
     give freely, give out, grant, hand, hand out, hand over, heap,
     help to, impart, issue, ladle, lavish, let have, mete, mete out,
     offer, pour, present, proffer, provide, rain, render, scoop, serve,
     shell out, shovel, shower, slip, snow, spade, spoon, supply,
     tender, transfer, turn over, vouchsafe, yield

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