verb (used with object), dis·si·pat·ed, dis·si·pat·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·si·pat·ed, dis·si·pat·ing.
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Origin of dissipate
synonym study for dissipate
OTHER WORDS FROM dissipatedis·si·pat·er, dis·si·pa·tor, noundis·si·pa·tive, adjectivedis·si·pa·tiv·i·ty [dis-uh-puh-tiv-i-tee], /ˌdɪs ə pəˈtɪv ɪ ti/, nounnon·dis·si·pa·tive, adjective
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Congress passed four bills totaling an unprecedented $3 trillion in aid in the spring, but since then the bipartisan urgency that existed at the beginning of the pandemic has dissipated and the Senate hasn’t passed a related bill since.Pelosi, Mnuchin meet on economic relief deal as both sides express optimism|Erica Werner, Jeff Stein, Rachael Bade|September 30, 2020|Washington Post
Teddy is likely to strengthen as it heads towards Bermuda, while Vicky is expected to dissipate by the end of the week.A nearly unprecedented cluster of tropical storms are brewing in the Atlantic|Sara Chodosh|September 15, 2020|Popular Science
In perhaps a stroke of good luck in the midst of this string of weather extremes, Marco dissipated instead.What’s behind August 2020’s extreme weather? Climate change and bad luck|Carolyn Gramling|August 27, 2020|Science News
As of Tuesday, smoke from the fire dissipated some but not enough to quell concerns from community members.Answers on Navy Fire’s Health Impacts Won’t Come Right Away|MacKenzie Elmer|July 14, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Indoor settings dominate, partly because the virus hit during winter, when people spend most of their time indoors, and partly because in outdoor settings an abundant flow of fresh air helps dissipate virus particles exhaled by an infected person.COVID-19 case clusters offer lessons and warnings for reopening|Helen Thompson|June 18, 2020|Science News
It will dissipate support for building the coalition and sustaining its efforts over the coming years.Here's How to Dig Out of This 'Stupid Sh*t' U.S. Foreign Policy|Leslie H. Gelb|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If we aspire to that personally and legislate for it publicly, the ugliness will dissipate.In Gay Rights Fights, Bullies Love to Play the Victim|Tim Teeman|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I think that the skepticism and the cynicism that she had began to dissipate over time,” McKeon says.Bronx Judge Helps Dominique Strauss-Kahn Maid Nafissatou Diallo Find Justice|Michael Daly|December 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Both he and Mark had agreements with the bankruptcy trustee not to dissipate or try to move assets.
RULE: Wait for the afterglow to dissipate—and the pants to go on—before you pick up the phone after sex.
I mention them in this place only in order to dissipate at once a foolish dream.The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)|James Anthony Froude
To dissipate the too suspicious silence, I have occasionally made curious sounds, at which I am an adept.Darkness and Dawn|Frederic W. Farrar
In India it is used in “bilious diseases” and to dissipate all sorts of tumors.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
Lawrence again puffed out a cloud of smoke and watched it dissipate in the blue air.Friendship and Folly|Maria Louise Pool
The note then goes on to say that it is necessary to dissipate the apprehensions of Prussia.Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris|Henry Labouchre