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dilute

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of dilute




dilute

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dilute

  1. to alter (something) for the worse with the addition of foreign or lower-grade substances <the pharmacist was convicted of diluting prescription drugs in order to increase profits> Synonyms cut, adulterate, extend, lace, sophisticate, thin, water down, weakenRelated Words load; befoul, contaminate, corrupt, defile, dirty, envenom, foul, infect, poison, pollute, soil, spoil, sully, taint; cheapen, debase, degrade; manipulate, misrepresent, tamper (with); counterfeit, fake, falsify, fudge; doctor, spike; attenuate, moderate, qualify, temperNear Antonyms fertilize, lard; augment, reinforce (also reenforce), supplement; decontaminate, purify; clarify, clean, cleanse, distill (also distil), filter, flush, leach, pasteurize, purge, refine; better, enhance, improve; compact, concentrate, condenseAntonyms enrich, fortify, richen, strengthen




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