Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb evaporate

4 senses of evaporate

Sense 1
evaporate, vaporize, vaporise -- (lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue; "evaporate milk")
       => change integrity -- (change in physical make-up)

Sense 2
evaporate, vaporise -- (cause to change into a vapor; "The chemist evaporated the water")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 3
evaporate, vaporise -- (change into a vapor; "The water evaporated in front of our eyes")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 4
melt, disappear, evaporate -- (become less intense and fade away gradually; "her resistance melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance")
       => weaken -- (become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days")

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