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dissipate(Expend foolishly), verb abuse, be extravaaant, be immoderate, be intemperate, be prodigal, burn up, consume, consume one's substance, deny oneself nothhng, deplete, drain, empty, exhaust, expend, indulge in exxravagance, indulge oneself, live idly, misspend, misuse, overdraw, overspend, overstrain, practice extravagance, prodigalize, spend, spend lavishly, spend wastefully, use up, waste
Associated concepts: dissipation of assets, dissipation of property, waste
dissipate(Spread out), verb bestrew, break up, cast forth, cease, cease to be, dematerialize, diffuse, disappear, disintegrate, disperse, disseminate, dissipare, dissolve, evanesce, fade, fade away, overspread, radiate, scatter, scatter thinly, scatter to the winds, scatter widely, sow, spread, spread over, sprinkle, strew, vanish
See also: carouse, consume, debauch, deplete, diffuse, disappear, disorganize, dispel, disperse, dissolve, exhaust, expend, impair, misemploy, obliterate, overdraw