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1. diffuse

verb. ['dɪˈfjuːs, dɪˈfjuːz'] move outward.

Synonyms

  • run
  • creep
  • spread out
  • mantle
  • bleed
  • percolate
  • fan out
  • spread

Antonyms

  • precede
  • ebb
  • arrive
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • diffusus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Diffuse

  • misconstrues
  • transfuse
  • newport-news
  • santa-cruz
  • drive-thrus
  • disabuse
  • aeroperu's
  • worldnews
  • underuse
  • primenews
  • kangaroos
  • excuse
  • confuse
  • chartreuse
  • suffuse
  • shampoos
  • revues
  • reviews
  • review's
  • refuse
  • recuse
  • overuse
  • misuse
  • infuse
  • defuse
  • bocuse
  • bemuse
  • toulouse
  • tattoos
  • taboos

Sentences with diffuse


1. Verb, base form
Work very slowly since the ash is very light and fine and will diffuse quickly.

2. Adjective
So diffuse light is scattered light.

3. Noun, singular or mass
So, direct (spectral) light seems stronger than diffuse light.

Quotes about diffuse


1. Try to find someone with a sense of humor. That's an important thing to have because when you get into an argument, one of the best ways to diffuse it is to be funny. You don't want to hide away from a point, because some points are serious, but you'd rather have a discussion that was a discussion, rather than an argument.
- Ed Sheeran

2. diffuse

adjective. ['dɪˈfjuːs, dɪˈfjuːz'] spread out; not concentrated in one place.

Antonyms

  • specify

Etymology

  • diffusus (Latin)

3. diffuse

verb. ['dɪˈfjuːs, dɪˈfjuːz'] spread or diffuse through.

Synonyms

  • riddle
  • spiritize
  • pervade
  • interpenetrate
  • penetrate
  • permeate
  • perforate
  • spiritise

Antonyms

  • unprepared
  • refrain
  • exclude
  • lack

Etymology

  • diffusus (Latin)

4. diffuse

verb. ['dɪˈfjuːs, dɪˈfjuːz'] cause to become widely known.

Synonyms

  • generalize
  • circularize
  • vulgarize
  • spread
  • carry
  • pass around
  • publicize
  • run
  • circularise
  • air
  • popularize
  • publicise
  • propagate
  • sow
  • broadcast
  • popularise
  • generalise
  • bare
  • circulate
  • distribute
  • vulgarise
  • go around
  • podcast
  • disperse

Antonyms

  • cross
  • concentration
  • stand still
  • unextended

Etymology

  • diffusus (Latin)

5. diffuse

adjective. ['dɪˈfjuːs, dɪˈfjuːz'] lacking conciseness.

Antonyms

  • gather

Etymology

  • diffusus (Latin)

6. diffuse

adjective. ['dɪˈfjuːs, dɪˈfjuːz'] (of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected.

Synonyms

  • soft

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • centralization

Etymology

  • diffusus (Latin)
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