verb (used with object), doled, dol·ing.
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It’s an interesting thought experiment, to say the least, to consider how history might have changed had Dole not gone with Jack Kemp and instead created another vacancy for Clinton to fill on the nation’s highest court.
At the Trevor Project, Dole said that many children are texting the organization as well because of similar reasons.How mental-health crisis centers have tried to weather the COVID-19 storm|Jonathan Vanian|February 5, 2021|Fortune
Calls to Dole requesting comment from Murdock, who is on the board, weren’t returned.Hawaiian paradise controlled by billionaire Larry Ellison is hit hard by COVID|Verne Kopytoff|November 21, 2020|Fortune
San Diego County threw its support to Dole but just barely thanks to tens of thousands of votes for independent Ross Perot.Politics Report: A Poll and a Court Ruling in Key Council Race|Scott Lewis|August 22, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Sneaker and clothing brands routinely dole out buckets of dough to drape their swag over popular cultural characters.Would You Pay $100 For a 50 Cent Bulge? Men’s Undies Get Expensive|James Joiner|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was also involved in the origins of the Dole Institute of Politics at Kansas University.
These labels matter, but so does our over-zealous urge to dole them out and endlessly dwell on them.
A month before the Ethics Committee vote that McConnell boasts about today, he and Dole were publicly defending Packwood.And Now Mitch McConnell Is the ‘Pro-Woman’ Candidate!|Eleanor Clift|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“There can be no question that the trendiest trend of our popular culture is the return of drug use,” Dole said.The Secrets of ‘Pulp Fiction’: 20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Movie on Its 20th Anniversary|Marlow Stern|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some waited too long—waited to dole out to a frenzied public all available cash and close the doors too late for solvency.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
The principle at once sets men thinking on the selfish side, and makes them dole their good deeds with a thrifty hand.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
But he fished out a dole, though he was vexed at the injury to the supper.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
"Then keep it, and dole it out as you like," said Sadie quickly.Stories in Light and Shadow|Bret Harte
I could dole out secretaryships and lordships, and never a one without getting something in return.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope