Synonyms for precipitate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : verb pri-sip-i-teyt; adjective, noun pri-sip-i-tit, -teyt
Phonetic Transcription : verb prɪˈsɪp ɪˌteɪt; adjective, noun prɪˈsɪp ɪ tɪt, -ˌteɪt

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Définition of precipitate

Origin :
  • "to hurl or fling down," 1520s, a back formation from precipitation or else from Latin praecipitatus, past participle of praecipitare "to throw or dive headlong," from praeceps "steep, headlong, headfirst" (see precipice). Meaning "to cause to happen, hurry the beginning of" is recorded from 1620s. Chemical sense is from 1620s; meteorological sense first attested 1863. Related: Precipitated; precipitating.
  • verb hurry, speed
Example sentences :
  • How would she explain to herself his sudden, precipitate journey to London alone?
  • Extract from : « The Market-Place » by Harold Frederic
  • To Daniel, the blow was all that he needed to precipitate his ruin.
  • Extract from : « Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume II (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • It may be that he did not want to precipitate the slaughter.
  • Extract from : « Billy Topsail & Company » by Norman Duncan
  • "No, no, it would but precipitate itself at once upon us," replied John.
  • Extract from : « A Romance of the West Indies » by Eugne Sue
  • Precipitate allowed to stand 24 hours, and then dried at 55°.
  • Extract from : « Histology of the Blood » by Paul Ehrlich
  • Another spasm of the creature will precipitate us into the street!
  • Extract from : « The 4-D Doodler » by Graph Waldeyer
  • The blacker and denser the precipitate the better is the solution.
  • Extract from : « On Laboratory Arts » by Richard Threlfall
  • To look was one thing, to follow, to precipitate one's head into the unknown, was another.
  • Extract from : « The Lure of the Mask » by Harold MacGrath
  • As a parachute, it serves its purpose in a precipitate leap.
  • Extract from : « "Wee Tim'rous Beasties" » by Douglas English
  • Be not precipitate, nor trust to appearances only, lest you be deceived!
  • Extract from : « Christmas Comes but Once A Year » by Luke Limner

Antonyms for precipitate

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