1. dilute

verb. ['daɪˈluːt, dɪˈluːt'] lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture.


  • cut
  • thin out
  • reduce
  • weaken
  • thin


  • relax
  • unstrain
  • decrease
  • shorten


  • dilutus (Latin)
  • diluere (Latin)

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How do you pronounce dilute?

Pronounce dilute as dɪˈlut.

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Example sentences of the word dilute

1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
You also dilute acids when you work with concentrated storeroom supplies of them.

2. Adjective
By contrast, adding acid to water creates a small pool of dilute acid at the moment of contact.

3. Verb, base form
Read the instructions on the rust remover as you may need to dilute it with water before applying.

Quotes containing the word dilute

1. How would your life be different if…You stopped allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions? Let today be the day…You stand strong in the truth of your beauty and journey through your day without attachment to the validation of others
- Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

2. There is great change to be experienced once you learn the power of letting go. Stop allowing anyone or anything to control, limit, repress, or discourage you from being your true self! Today is YOURS to shape - own it - break free from people and things that poison or dilute your spirit.
- Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

3. Do not dilute the truth of your potential. We often convince ourselves that we cannot change, that we cannot overcome the circumstances of our lives. That is simply not true. You have been blessed with immeasurable power to make positive changes in your life. But you can't just wish it, you can't just hope it, you can't just want it... you have to LIVE it, BE it, DO it.
- Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

2. dilute

adjective. ['daɪˈluːt, dɪˈluːt'] reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity.


  • watery
  • white
  • weakened
  • thinned
  • weak
  • diluted
  • washy


  • juvenile
  • empty
  • worsen
  • break


  • dilutus (Latin)
  • diluere (Latin)

3. dilute

verb. ['daɪˈluːt, dɪˈluːt'] corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones.


  • sophisticate
  • load
  • doctor
  • stretch
  • debase
  • extend
  • spoil
  • corrupt
  • adulterate
  • water down


  • inelasticity
  • shrink
  • arise
  • stand still


  • dilutus (Latin)
  • diluere (Latin)