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dissipate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dissipate

  1. 1 to cause (members of a group) to move widely apart dissipated the enemy forces with unremitting artillery fire Synonyms of dissipate clear out, disband, dispel, disperse, scatter, squanderWords Related to dissipate break up, isolate, part, segregate, separate, split (up); diffuse, disseminate, diverge, spreadNear Antonyms of dissipate agglutinate, conglomerate; unify, uniteAntonyms of dissipate assemble, cluster, collect, concentrate, congregate, gather, ingather

  2. 2 to use up carelessly dissipated the family fortune in reckless business ventures Synonyms of dissipate blow, waste, fiddle away, fritter (away), lavish, lose, misspend, run through, spend, squander, throw away, trifle (away)Words Related to dissipate splurge; consume, deplete, exhaust, impoverish, overspend, shoot; indulge, overindulge; disburse, expend, lay outNear Antonyms of dissipate economize, scrimp, skimp; preserve, protect, save; hoard, lay upAntonyms of dissipate conserve

  3. 3 to go off in different directions and cease to exist as a body or unified whole the fog should dissipate once the sun comes out in full force Synonyms of dissipate disassemble, disperse, dissolve, scatterWords Related to dissipate branch (out), break up, disband, diverge, divide, fork, separate, spill; clear, disappear, evanesce, evaporate, fade, flee, go (away), meltNear Antonyms of dissipate congregate, gather, meet



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