dispense with (v.) Old form(s): dispence
have done with, do away with, forgo
MM III.i.157[disguised Duke to Isabella] Might you dispense with your leisure
MW II.i.44[Mistress Page to Mistress Ford] Dispense with trifles
Tim III.ii.88[First Stranger to Second and Third Strangers] Men must learn now with pity to dispense, / For policy sits above conscience
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