One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘I think we can dispense with the formalities’
waive, omit, drop, leave out, forgo, give up, relinquish, renounce
ignore, disregard, pass over, brush aside
do away with, put a stop to, put an end to
informal cut out, give something a miss, knock something on the head
2‘he was able to dispense with his crutches’
get rid of, throw away, throw out, cast aside, do away with, dispose of, discard, shed
manage without, do without, cope without
informal ditch, scrap, axe, junk, dump, chuck out, chuck away, get shut of
British informal get shot of
North American informal trash
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