- Present participle of dilute.
Variant of dilute
transitive verbdiluted, diluting
- to thin down or weaken as by mixing with water or other liquid
- to change or weaken (in brilliance, force, effect, etc.) by mixing with something else
Origin of dilute; from Classical Latin dilutus, past participle of diluere, to wash away ; from dis-, off, from + luere, variant, variety of lavare, to lave
to become diluted