What does the word dissipate mean?

Usage examples for dissipate

  1. " I had eight hours of it in which to dissipate any doubts," he pointedly explained. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  2. I might even help to dissipate the Shadow, " to get it straight again." – The Damned by Algernon Blackwood
  3. These two Remedies gradually dissipate and remove the Tumour, if that may be effected without Suppuration. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot