verb (used with object), dis·si·pat·ed, dis·si·pat·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·si·pat·ed, dis·si·pat·ing.
Words nearby dissipate
Origin of dissipate
SYNONYMS 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
Examples from the Web for dissipating
This fear, while still evident in some areas, appears to be dissipating.
The momentum that both sides had developed for peace was dissipating rapidly.
Melting, dissipating in the light like a fog before sunshine.Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1930|Victor Rousseau
We spend our money for the purpose of dissipating our capital.The Dwelling House|George Vivian Poore
I feel myself capable of dissipating the phantoms which are haunting you, and to blow off all that mist.The Queen Pedauque|Anatole France
If its effects are not as dissipating as excessive heat, it none the less pinches the soul and paralyzes the body.Russia: Its People and Its Literature|Emilia Pardo Bazán
Kompuvaippu, or placing the twig of a plant on any swelling of the body, and dissipating it by blowing on it.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston