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Synonyms for dissipate
ˈdɪs əˌpeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatter(verb)

    to cause to separate and go in different directions

    "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"

    Synonyms:
    resolve, circulate, fragmentize, shoot, drive off, separate, spread, sever, interrupt, crash, dot, split up, pick, fool away, dismantle, circularise, break, spread out, break up, recess, disseminate, part, crock up, collapse, drive out, cut off, fragment, turn back, split, disperse, circularize, disrupt, chase away, drive away, fragmentise, frivol away, dissolve, dust, crack, pass around, sprinkle, fritter away, diffuse, broadcast, distribute, propagate, scatter, fool, calve, break apart, disassemble, take apart, dispel, adjourn, fritter, crack up, decompose, break down, run off

  2. disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out(verb)

    move away from each other

    "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";

    Synonyms:
    fritter, rotate, unfold, circularise, shoot, disseminate, pass around, sprinkle, spread, dot, spread out, frivol away, fool, fool away, broadcast, fan out, string out, open, scatter, circularize, expand, splay, break up, propagate, dust, fritter away, dispel, circulate, disperse, distribute, turn out, diffuse

  3. fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away(verb)

    spend frivolously and unwisely

    "Fritter away one's inheritance"

    Synonyms:
    dupe, shoot, scud, befool, sprout, hit, gull, slang, film, put on, snap, take in, put one across, take, break up, bourgeon, arse around, put one over, fool around, buck, shoot down, disperse, fritter, spread out, dart, frivol away, dash, burgeon forth, horse around, scoot, fritter away, charge, inject, germinate, cod, scatter, fool, photograph, blast, dispel, spud, flash, pip, pullulate, tear, fool away

  4. dissipate(verb)

    live a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption

    Synonyms:
    frivol away, fool, fool away, break up, fritter, fritter away, disperse, dispel, scatter, shoot, spread out

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dissipate

    Synonyms:
    cast out, disgorge, disperse, distract, eject, emit, exude, give up, put forth, radiate, send out, shoot forth, throw off, vomit

    Antonyms:
    absorb, consume, drink in, drink up, engross, exhaust, imbibe, suck up, swallow, swallow up, take in, take up

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dissipate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disperse, dispel, scatter, drive away

  2. dissipate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    waste, squander, lavish, spend lavishly, run out, throw away

  3. dissipate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    vanish, disappear, scatter, disperse

  4. dissipate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    live dissolutely, practise dissipation, be dissolute

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    dispel, allay, fade, disappear

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How to use dissipate in a sentence?

  1. Mike Binger:

    Headlines out of Greece are going to dissipate a bit and with that the U.S. earnings picture is going to start to emerge as the important factor.

  2. Victor Shum:

    There is going to be pressure on the participants in the meeting to ensure they achieve something. Otherwise they risk the support-market sentiment that we are seeing now dissipate rapidly.

  3. John Edwards:

    We need to get this storm moving, get it overland and let it dissipate, thus far, things are not going as we had feared.

  4. Kamil Kaloush:

    They are able to dissipate the heat more quickly than dense pavements, they can also allow for water flow, which has a positive effect on storm water management, and cool the surface temperature.

  5. Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer:

    Given the apparent stability of inflation expectations, there is good reason to believe that inflation will move higher as the forces holding down inflation dissipate further, with inflation low, we can probably remove accommodation at a gradual pace.


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