Definition and Meanings for dissipater
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Part of Speech of dissipater
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of dissipater
Meaning of dissipater
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to scatter completely; to disperse and cause to disappear; -- used esp. of the dispersion of things that can never again be collected or restored.
- to destroy by wasteful extravagance or lavish use; to squander.
as intransitive verb
- to separate into parts and disappear; to waste away; to scatter; to disperse; to vanish; as, a fog or cloud gradually dissipates before the rays or heat of the sun; the heat of a body dissipates.
- to be extravagant, wasteful, or dissolute in the pursuit of pleasure; to engage in dissipation.