HyperDic: dissipate

English > 4 senses of the word dissipate:
VERBmotiondissipate, disperse, dispel, break up, scatterto cause to separate and go in different directions
motiondissipate, disperse, scatter, spread outmove away from each other
consumptiondissipate, fritter, frivol away, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool awayspend frivolously and unwisely
stativedissipatelive a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption
dissipate > pronunciation
Soundsdih'sahpey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > dissipate: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTo cause to separate and go in different directions.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsdisperse, dispel, break up, scatter
NarrowerdisbandCause to break up or cease to function
Broaderseparate, dividemake a division or separation
Spanishdisiparse, disipar, dispersar
Catalandispersar, dissipar-se, dissipar
Nounsdissipationbreaking up and scattering by dispersion
English > dissipate: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove away from each other.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsdisperse, scatter, spread out
Narroweraerosolize, aerosoliseBecome dispersed as an aerosol
breakscatter or part
volleyBe dispersed in a volley
Broaderseparate, part, splitGo one's own way / way
Spanishdiseminarse, disipar, esparcirse
Catalandissipar-se, dissipar, escampar-se, escampar, espargir-se, espargir
Nounsdissipationbreaking up and scattering by dispersion
English > dissipate: 4 senses > verb 3, consumption
Meaningspend frivolously and unwisely.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfritter, frivol away, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away
Entailsconsume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe outuse up (resources or materials)
Broaderconsume, squander, waste, warespend extravagantly
Spanishderrochar, dilapidar, disipar, disparar, malgastar, prodigar
Catalandisparar, dissipar, malgastar
Nounsdissipationuseless or profitless activity
English > dissipate: 4 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningLive a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption.
PatternSomebody ----s
BroaderliveLead a certain kind of life
Spanishdisipar
Nounsdissipationdissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

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