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
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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
Example sentences from the Web for dissipate
Economically, Faden argues, it’s in America’s self-interest to help ensure every other country’s population is vaccinated because until the fear of Covid-19 dissipates, trade and travel won’t go back to normal.Who should get the Covid-19 vaccine first? Ethicists are fiercely debating how to vaccinate billions of people.|Sigal Samuel|November 20, 2020|Vox
It’s like a fog that dissipates but is somehow still accurate and clear.
Members of Congress and tech leaders alike acknowledged Wednesday that the threats had not dissipated in the four years since the Kremlin’s online siege.Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs clash with Congress in pre-election showdown|Tony Romm, Rachel Lerman, Cat Zakrzewski, Heather Kelly, Elizabeth Dwoskin|October 28, 2020|Washington Post
You suggest a key aspect of life’s emergence is down to structures that adapt to their environment by dissipating energy.The Physicist’s New Book of Life - Issue 92: Frontiers|Michael Brooks|October 21, 2020|Nautilus
On Tuesday, a steady stream of residents visited the North Charleston Coliseum polling place, though Monday’s long lines had dissipated.Supreme Court order on mail ballots in South Carolina sparks worries about voter confusion|Michelle Lee, Stephanie Hunt|October 6, 2020|Washington Post
It is out for all to smell and the bank hopes the “cloud” dissipates quickly, maybe while the markets worry about Eygpt.JPMorgan and Madoff: Will the Scandal Sink Jamie Dimon?|Allan Dodds Frank|February 3, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Until it dissipates or is somehow pushed aside, relations between the U.S. and Iran are unlikely to improve.
It dissipates melancholy, drives away all importunate cares, and banishes panic fears from the mind.
The dragon of Mars is still a third cloud; and this the Sun dissipates.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley
If I am threatened, a few drops, timely taken, dissipates it at once.
It is not I who ruin thy religion, but He who is in Heaven who confounds thy counsel and dissipates thy lies.The Lives of the Saints, Volume III (of 16): March|Sabine Baring-Gould
It is a work that distracts and dissipates, and leads to relaxation of discipline.Brother Francis|Eileen Douglas