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1. dissipate

verb. ['ˈdɪsəˌpeɪt'] move away from each other; .

Synonyms

  • split
  • part
  • spread out
  • aerosolise
  • volley
  • separate
  • break
  • disperse
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • hospitable
  • strengthen
  • refresh
  • fill

Etymology

  • dissipatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Dissipate

  • participate
  • anticipate

Sentences with dissipate


1. Verb, base form
Allow the nail polish remover to dissipate the ink.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The level will go down as the air pockets dissipate.

Quotes about dissipate


1. A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.
- Washington Irving

2. There are only four times a year I love you: summer, fall, winter, and spring. I'll love you until the sun stops shining, until the clouds dissipate, when Mount Everest no longer has snow, and the flowers stop blooming.-Jarod Kintz and Karen Quan
- Jarod Kintz, liQUID PROse QUOtes

3. It was after I first began to uplift my thoughts a bit that my cravings for junk food started to dissipate. I did not connect the two at that time. First, I simply noticed that I didn’t need to sleep so much. It took a while before I realized that in addition to my improved energy level, there was a direct correlation between chewing on mental garbage and putting garbage in my mouth.
- Holly Mosier

2. dissipate

verb. ['ˈdɪsəˌpeɪt'] spend frivolously and unwisely.

Synonyms

  • eat up
  • fool away
  • wipe out
  • waste
  • squander
  • frivol away
  • fritter
  • ware
  • exhaust
  • shoot
  • fool
  • use up
  • eat
  • consume
  • deplete
  • run through

Antonyms

  • underspend
  • inactivity
  • recuperate
  • conserve

Etymology

  • dissipatus (Latin)

3. dissipate

verb. ['ˈdɪsəˌpeɪt'] to cause to separate and go in different directions.

Synonyms

  • break up
  • dispel
  • disband
  • separate
  • disperse
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • undershoot
  • absorb
  • unweave
  • undeceive

Etymology

  • dissipatus (Latin)

4. dissipate

verb. ['ˈdɪsəˌpeɪt'] live a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption.

Antonyms

  • eat out

Etymology

  • dissipatus (Latin)
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