Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun precipitate

1 sense of precipitate

Sense 1
precipitate -- (a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering)
       => solid -- (matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure)

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

5 senses of precipitate

Sense 1
precipitate -- (bring about abruptly; "The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution")
       => effect, effectuate, set up -- (produce; "The scientists set up a shock wave")

Sense 2
precipitate -- (separate as a fine suspension of solid particles)
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

Sense 3
precipitate, come down, fall -- (fall from clouds; "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum")

Sense 4
precipitate -- (fall vertically, sharply, or headlong; "Our economy precipitated into complete ruin")
       => descend, fall, go down, come down -- (move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again")

Sense 5
precipitate -- (hurl or throw violently; "The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below")
       => hurl, hurtle, cast -- (throw forcefully)

Antonyms of adj precipitate

1 sense of precipitate

Sense 1
hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitant, precipitous -- (done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king")

INDIRECT (VIA hurried) -> unhurried -- (relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste; "people strolling about in an unhurried way"; "an unhurried walk"; "spoke in a calm and unhurried voice")

Similarity of adj precipitate

1 sense of precipitate

Sense 1
hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitant, precipitous -- (done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king")
       => hurried (vs. unhurried) -- (moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste; "a hurried trip to the store"; "the hurried life of a city"; "a hurried job")

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