evanesce

  • 1 Evanesce — Ev a*nesce ([e^]v [.a]*n[e^]s ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Evanesced} ([e^]v [.a]*n[e^]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Evanescing}. ([e^]v [.a]*n[e^]s s[i^]ng).] [L. evanescere; e out + vanescere to vanish, fr. vanus empty, vain. See {Vain}, and cf.… …

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  • 2 evanesce — index disappear, dissipate (spread out), dissolve (disperse), perish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 evanesce — 1822, a back formation from evanescence, or else from L. evanescere to pass away, vanish (see EVANESCENT (Cf. evanescent)) …

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  • 4 evanesce — *vanish, evaporate, disappear, fade Analogous words: Cscape, flee, fly: *scatter, dissipate, dispel, disperse: squander, dissipate, consume, *waste …

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  • 5 evanesce — [ev΄ə nes′] vi. evanesced, evanescing [L evanescere < e , out + vanescere, to vanish < vanus, VAIN] to pass away or fade from sight like mist or smoke; disappear slowly …

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  • 6 evanesce — evanescent ► ADJECTIVE chiefly literary ▪ quickly fading from sight, memory, or existence. DERIVATIVES evanesce verb evanescence noun. ORIGIN from Latin evanescere disappear …

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  • 7 evanesce — intransitive verb ( nesced; nescing) Etymology: Latin evanescere more at vanish Date: 1822 to dissipate like vapor …

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  • 8 evanesce — evanescence, n. evanescible, adj. /ev euh nes , ev euh nes /, v.i., evanesced, evanescing. to disappear gradually; vanish; fade away. [1815 25; < L evanescere to VANISH] * * * …

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  • 9 evanesce — verb /ˌiːvəˈnɛs/ a) To disappear into a mist or dissipate in vapor b) To transition from the solid state to gaseous state without ever becoming a liquid See Also: evanescent, evanescently …

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  • 10 evanesce — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. disappear, fade away. See disappearance. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. dissipate, vanish, evaporate; see disappear . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To pass out of sight either gradually or suddenly:… …

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  • 11 evanesce — ev·a·nesce || ‚evÉ™ nes v. dissipate, disappear, fade away …

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  • 12 evanesce — v. n. Vanish, disappear, be dissipated, be seen no more …

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  • 13 evanesce — v vanish, disappear, vanish or disappear into thin air, leave no trace, be lost to view; evaporate, melt, dissolve; fade away, peter out, dissipate, disintegrate …

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  • 14 evanesce — ev·a·nesce …

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  • 15 evanesce — ev•a•nesce [[t]ˌɛv əˈnɛs, ˈɛv əˌnɛs[/t]] v. i. nesced, nesc•ing to disappear gradually; fade away • Etymology: 1815–25; < L ēvānēscere to vanish ev a•nes′cence, n …

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  • 16 evanesce — /ɛvəˈnɛs/ (say evuh nes) verb (i) (evanesced, evanescing) to disappear gradually; vanish; fade away. {Latin ēvānescere} –evanescence, noun …

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  • 17 evanesce —   v.i. fade away; vanish.    ♦ evanescence, n.    ♦ evanescent, a …

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  • 18 evanesce — v.intr. 1 fade from sight; disappear. 2 become effaced. Etymology: L evanescere (as E , vanus empty) …

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  • 19 Evanesced — Evanesce Ev a*nesce ([e^]v [.a]*n[e^]s ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Evanesced} ([e^]v [.a]*n[e^]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Evanescing}. ([e^]v [.a]*n[e^]s s[i^]ng).] [L. evanescere; e out + vanescere to vanish, fr. vanus empty, vain. See {Vain}, and cf.… …

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  • 20 Evanescing — Evanesce Ev a*nesce ([e^]v [.a]*n[e^]s ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Evanesced} ([e^]v [.a]*n[e^]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Evanescing}. ([e^]v [.a]*n[e^]s s[i^]ng).] [L. evanescere; e out + vanescere to vanish, fr. vanus empty, vain. See {Vain}, and cf.… …

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