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v. dis·si·pat·ed, dis·si·pat·ing, dis·si·pates
a. To break apart or attenuate to the point of disappearing: The wind finally dissipated the smoke. See Synonyms at scatter.
b. To drive away; cause to vanish: a discovery that dissipated his doubts.
a. To spend or expend intemperately or wastefully; squander: dissipated his fortune in casinos.
b. To use up, especially recklessly; exhaust: dissipated their energy. See Synonyms at waste.
3. To cause to lose (energy, such as heat) irreversibly.
1. To be attenuated and vanish: The dark clouds finally dissipated.
2. To become dispelled; vanish: His anger dissipated in time.

[Middle English dissipaten, from Latin dissipāre, dissipāt-.]

dis′si·pat′er, dis′si·pa′tor n.
dis′si·pa′tive adj.
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