Definitions for dilutedɪˈlut, daɪ-; ˈdaɪ lut

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diluted, dilute(verb)

    reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity

    "diluted alcohol"; "a dilute solution"; "dilute acetic acid"

  2. dilute, thin, thin out, reduce, cut(verb)

    lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture

    "cut bourbon"

  3. load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase(verb)

    corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones

    "adulterate liquor"


  1. dilute(Verb)

    To make thinner by adding solvent to a solution; especially by adding water.

  2. dilute(Verb)

    To weaken, especially by adding a foreign substance.

  3. dilute(Verb)

    To cause the value of individual shares to decrease by increasing the total number of shares.

  4. dilute(Adjective)

    Having a low concentration.

    Clean the panel with a dilute, neutral cleaner.

  5. dilute(Adjective)

    Weak; reduced in strength due to dilution, diluted.

  6. Origin: From dilutus, from diluere, from di-, dis- + luere. See lave, and compare deluge.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dilute(verb)

    to make thinner or more liquid by admixture with something; to thin and dissolve by mixing

  2. Dilute(verb)

    to diminish the strength, flavor, color, etc., of, by mixing; to reduce, especially by the addition of water; to temper; to attenuate; to weaken

  3. Dilute(verb)

    to become attenuated, thin, or weak; as, it dilutes easily

  4. Dilute(adj)

    diluted; thin; weak

  5. Origin: [L. dilutus, p. p.]


  1. Dilute

    Dilute is an indie/math rock band from Fremont, Sacramento, California. The band is currently on hiatus and members are in bands, Okay, Natural Dreamers, 31knots, and Jacques Kopstein. They have two albums and a live album with Hella. They have also been signed through three record deals, 54 40 or Fight!, Toad Records and Sickroom Records

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • разреждам, разреден, разводнявамBulgarian
  • zředit, ředitCzech
  • verdünnen, verwässernGerman
  • laiha, heikentää, jatkaa, laimennettu, laimentaa, mieto, laimea, vesittää, ohentaa, dilutoidaFinnish
  • diluer, couper, faible, dilué, diluéeFrench
  • דל, חלש, דילל, החליש, מדוללHebrew
  • híg, hígítHungarian
  • veikur, þynna, veikja, þynntur, þynntIcelandic
  • 薄めるJapanese
  • dilutus, diluere, imbecillus, deminuere, mollis, hebetare, affligereLatin
  • waimehaMāori
  • verdunnenDutch
  • rozcieńczać, rozcieńczonyPolish
  • diluirPortuguese
  • разведённый, разбавлять, разбавленный, разбавитьRussian
  • razblažitiSerbo-Croatian
  • tunna ut, späda utSwedish

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