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dissipates

verb , present tense third-person singular of dissipate

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1 to cause (members of a group) to move widely apart
  • dissipated the enemy forces with unremitting artillery fire
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2 to use up carelessly
  • dissipated the family fortune in reckless business ventures
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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
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