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dissipates

verb
present tense third-person singular of dissipate

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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dissipates

noun
plural of dissipate

Synonyms & Antonyms of dissipates (Entry 2 of 2)

as in spenders, profligates

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“Dissipates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dissipates. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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