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verb admeasure, allocate, allot, allow, appropriate, assign, award, bestow, contribute, deal, deliver, dispense, distribute, divide, furnish, give, give away, give out, grant, hand out, hand over, issue, measure out, mete, mete out, parcel out, pay out, portion, present, ration, share, spare, supply
See also: allot, allotment, apportionment, bestow, disperse, disseminate, distribute, distribution, divide, fund, gift, gratuity, interest, largess, loan, present, prorate, ration, share, split

dole

in the criminal law of Scotland, in a general sense, the evil intent required for conviction of a crime and more especially in relation to particular crimes, the mental element required. Statutory offences can, and often do, obviate the need for it.
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Even before Dole formally received the GOP nomination, Republican pundits realized his campaign was in a great deal of trouble.
Conservative David Frum, author of ``Dead Right,'' concluded that ``The nomination of Bob Dole was a mistake.
Unsuccessful in bids for his party's presidential nomination in 1980 and 1988, Dole finally succeeded in his third bid by positioning himself as a "moderate" alternative to Pat Buchanan's populist isolationism and Steve Forbes' supply side economic optimism.
While Dole has sought to portray himself as a relative moderate on abortion rights, he is actually an uncompromising opponent of freedom of choice for women.
But the article, like other pieces about airline chaos, lacked any criticism of the Secretary of Transportation, Elizabeth Hanford Dole.
The widespread image of Elizabeth Dole is of a politically moderate, competent, woman cabinet secretary, a view she has tried to reinforce by promoting herself as the "safety secretary.
Doles has "meant business" since co-founding her company in 1998.
Doles decided to start a business with her husband, Jarvis, when she was home on maternity leave.
Dole found her at her desk and laid a quiet hand on her shoulder.
If they're on a plane together and Dole wants peanuts, he hands over the foil sack.
When asked how often he will be back, Dole opened and closed his hand several times, signaling a number of visits to the state Democrats need to win.
Launched in 2003, Dole Nutrition Institute is a research and education foundation in Westlake Village, California, that offers: