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Synonyms for precipitate
prɪˈsɪp ɪˌteɪt; -tɪt, -ˌteɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. precipitate(adj)

    a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering

    Antonyms:
    unhurried

  2. hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitant, precipitous(verb)

    done with very great haste and without due deliberation

    "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"

    Synonyms:
    precipitous, overhasty, headlong, abrupt, sharp, hasty, precipitant

    Antonyms:
    unhurried

  3. precipitate(verb)

    bring about abruptly

    "The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution"

    Synonyms:
    fall, come down

    Antonyms:
    unhurried

  4. precipitate(verb)

    separate as a fine suspension of solid particles

    Synonyms:
    fall, come down

    Antonyms:
    unhurried

  5. precipitate, come down, fall(verb)

    fall from clouds

    "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, diminish, sicken, flow, settle, reduce, light, lessen, devolve, pass, descend, come, fall, return, boil down, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    unhurried

  6. precipitate(verb)

    fall vertically, sharply, or headlong

    "Our economy precipitated into complete ruin"

    Synonyms:
    fall, come down

    Antonyms:
    unhurried

  7. precipitate(verb)

    hurl or throw violently

    "The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below"

    Synonyms:
    fall, come down

    Antonyms:
    unhurried

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. precipitate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    throw or hurl headlong

  2. precipitate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    hasten, hurry, accelerate, speed, expedite, urge forward

  3. precipitate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Chem.) throw down, cause to subside

  4. precipitate(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Chem.) precipitated substance

  5. precipitate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    hasty, hurried, rash, headlong, reckless, indiscreet

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How to use precipitate in a sentence?

  1. Pope Francis:

    The pace of consumption, waste and environmental change has so stretched the planet's capacity that our contemporary lifestyle, unsustainable as it is, can only precipitate catastrophes, such as those which even now periodically occur in different areas of the world, we need to reflect on our accountability before those who will have to endure the dire consequences.

  2. Herodotus:

    Those who are guided by reason are generally successful in their plans; those who are rash and precipitate seldom enjoy the favour of the gods.

  3. Nevsun Chief Executive Cliff Davis:

    They are getting more realistic and that will precipitate more M&A.

  4. Henry J. Tillman:

    If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

  5. Irwin Michael:

    Yesterday probably indicates the Federal Reserve will probably postpone any interest rate increase for fear that it could precipitate another decline like yesterday.


Translations for precipitate

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  • ترسبArabic
  • sraženinaCzech
  • niederschlagen, stürzen, hinabwerfen, beschleunigen, herabstürzen, vorantreiben, ausfällenGerman
  • κατακρημνίζω, ίζημαGreek
  • precipitar, condensar, tirar abajo, arrojarSpanish
  • رسوب کردنPersian
  • nopeuttaa, syöstä, kiihdyttää, paiskata, saostuma, kohtisuora, hätiköity, äkkijyrkkä, sataa, saos, saostaa, hätäinen, tulos, syöksyvä, jouduttaa, kiirehtiä, saostuaFinnish
  • précipiterFrench
  • comhdhlúthaighIrish
  • לְמַהֵרHebrew
  • 沈殿させますJapanese
  • 침전물Korean
  • whakauruhiMāori
  • OsadPolish
  • chanqaykuyQuechua
  • precipita, accelera, condensa, a se depune, grăbiRomanian
  • осадокRussian
  • çökelek, çökelti, tortuTurkish
  • 沉淀Chinese

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