Textual thesaurus for "dish out"

(verb) dish, dish up, serve, serve up

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

(verb) distribute, dole out, deal, deal out, dispense, allot, administer, parcel out, shell out, mete out, lot

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