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    dissipate

    dissipate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dissipate

    Definition
    (verb) to cause to separate and go in different directions
    Synonyms : break up , dispel , disperse , scatter
    Example Sentence
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds
    Definition
    (verb) move away from each other
    Synonyms : disperse , scatter , spread out
    Example Sentence
    • The crowds dispersed
    • The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached
    Definition
    (verb) spend frivolously and unwisely
    Example Sentence
    • Fritter away one's inheritance
    Definition
    (verb) live a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dissipate

di-SIP-ATE Sip = drinking, Ate = Eating,, a life of drinking and eating , thus spending a lot and pursuin pleasure!

healthy person shud dissipate its pate (stomach)

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