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DILUTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does diluted mean? 

DILUTED (adjective)
  The adjective DILUTED has 2 senses:

1. reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity
2. made less strong or severe

  Familiarity information: DILUTED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DILUTED (adjective)


Sense 1diluted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity

Synonyms:

dilute; diluted

Context examples:

diluted alcohol / a dilute solution / dilute acetic acid

Similar:

cut; thinned; weakened (mixed with water)

washy; watery; weak (overly diluted; thin and insipid)

white ((of coffee) having cream or milk added)

Antonym:

undiluted (not diluted)


Sense 2diluted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Made less strong or severe

Synonyms:

toned down; diluted

Context example:

a pale gleam of diluted sunlight

Similar:

tempered (adjusted or attuned by adding a counterbalancing element)


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