dilute (adj.)

  1. reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity; diluted alcohol; a dilute solution; dilute acetic acid

    [ Syn: diluted ]

    dilute (v.)

  1. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; cut bourbon

    [ Syn: thin , thin out , reduce , cut ]

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

    [ Syn: load , adulterate , stretch , debase ]

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