What are some alternative words for dissipate?

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

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 for "dissipate":

    dispel, allay, fade, disappear

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How to use dissipate in a sentence?

  1. Phil Klotzbach:

    It is fairly common for hurricanes to track towards Hawaii, but they usually dissipate or at least weaken considerably before impacting the islands, for example, both Lane and Olivia impacted Hawaii in 2018. Also, in 2016, both Lester and Madeline threatened Hawaii.

  2. Mount Cleveland:

    Explosions from Mount Cleveland typically produce relatively small volcanic ash clouds that dissipate within hours ; however, more significant ash emissions are possible.

  3. Michael James:

    Interest in the sector and the individual names is not going to dissipate.

  4. 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.

  5. Lord Byron:

    How sweet and soothing is this hour of calm! I thank thee, night! for thou has chased away these horrid bodements which, amidst the throng, I could not dissipate; and with the blessing of thy benign and quiet influence now will I to my couch, although to rest is almost wronging such a night as this.


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