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Synonyms for dissipate
ˈdɪs əˌpeɪtdis·si·pate

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  1. disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatterverb

    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 outverb

    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 awayverb

    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. dissipateverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dissipateverb

    Synonyms:
    disperse, dispel, scatter, drive away

  2. dissipateverb

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

  3. dissipateverb

    Synonyms:
    vanish, disappear, scatter, disperse

  4. dissipateverb

    Synonyms:
    live dissolutely, practise dissipation, be dissolute

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "dissipate":

    dispel, allay, fade, disappear

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How to use dissipate in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Pamela Ribon:

    When something that honest is said it usually needs a few minutes of silence to dissipate.

  3. Ralph W. Sockman:

    Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.

  4. Samuel Johnson:

    While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.

  5. Michel Foucault:

    The work of an intellectual is not to mould the political will of others; it is, through the analyses that he does in his own field, to re-examine evidence and assumptions, to shake up habitual ways of working and thinking, to dissipate conventional familiarities, to re-evaluate rules and institutions and to participate in the formation of a political will (where he has his role as citizen to play).


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