What does the word dilute mean?

Usage examples for dilute

  1. Dilute corn starch with enough cold water to pour easily; add to prune mixture and cook five minutes. – The-Suffrage-Cook-Book by Kleber, L. O., Mrs.
  2. When it is all well pounded, dilute with the stock, and pass through a sieve. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  3. Alkalies turn it red, but it is fast to dilute acid and soaping. – The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics by Franklin Beech