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precipitate

adjective

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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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