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precipitate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of precipitate

  1. 1 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause <the exodus from the cities was an unexpected precipitate of the automobile, which effectively shrank distances> Synonyms aftereffect, aftermath, backwash, child, conclusion, consequence, corollary, development, fate, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, effect, product, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshotRelated Words ramification; denouement (also dénouement), echo, implication, repercussion; afterclap, afterglow, aftershock; blowback, by-product, fallout, offshoot, ripple, side effect (also side reaction), spin-offNear Antonyms consideration, determinant, factor; base, basis, foundation, ground, groundwork; impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, stimulus; mother, origin, root, source, springAntonyms antecedent, causation, cause, occasion, reason

  2. 2 matter that settles to the bottom of a body of liquid <the chemist filtered out the precipitate from the solution> Synonyms deposition, dregs, grounds, deposit, sediment, settlingsRelated Words lees; ooze, silt, sludge; dross, slag, waste




precipitate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of precipitate

  1. to fall as water in a continuous stream of drops from the clouds <the air mass was dry, as much of the moisture had precipitated out on the other side of the mountains> Synonyms pour, rain, stormRelated Words shower; spit; hail, rainsquall, squall; deluge, drown, engulf, flood, inundate, swampNear Antonyms drizzle, mist, mizzle, spit, sprinkle





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