Warning: mysql_numrows(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource in /home/kidsnetau/dictionary_content.txt on line 15

Dictionary

  Definition of dissipate
  1. spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one''s inheritance"
  2. move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
  3. to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
  4. live a life or pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption
Similar Words: fritter, frivol away, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away, disperse, scatter, spread out, dispel, break up

 

Hyponyms: aerosolize, aerosolise, break, volley, disband

 

Entailments: consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out

 

Derivational Morphology: waste, wastefulness, dissipation, scatter, spread, scattering, strewing, dispersion, dispersal, dissemination, diffusion, profligacy, dissolution, licentiousness

 

Anagrams: peptidase

 

 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
Turdinae means alternative classification for the thrushes; ... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z