dissipate
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dissipate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to dispel)
a. disipar
Alice meditates daily to dissipate stress.Alice medita diariamente para disipar el estrés.
b. desvanecer
Carl's gruff demeanor dissipated Eleanor's romantic expectations.La actitud brusca de Carl devaneció las expectativas románticas de Eleanor.
2. (to squander)
a. derrochar
After his divorce, he dissipated his fortune on cheap pleasures.Después de su divorcio, derrochó su fortuna en placeres vulgares.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to disperse)
a. disiparse
Her anger quickly dissipated when her baby smiled at her.Su enojo se disipó rápidamente cuando su bebé le sonrió.
b. desvanecerse
Monty exhaled and watched his breath dissipate into the the frigid air.Monty exhaló y observó cómo su aliento se desvanecía en el aire helado.
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dissipate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (fears, doubts)
a. disipar
2. (fortune, one's energy)
a. derrochar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (mist, doubts)
a. disiparse
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dissipate [ˈdɪsɪpeɪt]
transitive verb
1 (dispel) [+fear, doubt etc] disipar
2 (waste) [+efforts, fortune] derrochar
intransitive verb
disiparse
The tension in the room had dissipated By late afternoon the momentum of the attack had dissipated Liz's suspicions dissipated in the heat
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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