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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
dissolve (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to cause to disperse or disappear - destroy do not dissolve and deface the laws of charity Francis Bacon
b) to separate into component parts - disintegrate
c) to bring to an end - terminate dissolve parliament
d) - annul dissolve an injunction
2.
a) to cause to pass into solution - dissolve sugar in water
b) - melt liquefy
c) to cause to be emotionally moved
d) to cause to fade in or out in a dissolve
3.
archaic - detach loosen
4.
intransitive verb
to clear up - dissolve a problem
1.
a) to become or decomposed - dissipated
b) - break up disperse
c) to fade away
2.
a) to become fluid - melt
b) to pass into solution
c) to be overcome emotionally - dissolved into tears
d) to resolve itself as if by - dissolution hate dissolved into fear
e) to change by a dissolve - the scene dissolves to a Victorian parlor
dissolve (noun)
a gradual superimposing of one motion-picture or television shot upon another on a screen
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
dissolve (verb)
1.
to cease to be visible
SYNONIMS:
dematerialize, dissolve, evanesce, evaporate, fade, flee, fly, go (away), melt, sink, vanish
RELATED WORDS:
blank (out), clear, die (away down out), disperse, dissipate, dissolve, dry up; blur, dim
NEAR ANTONYMS:
arrive, break out, come out, emerge, issue, loom, show up
appear, materialize
dissolve (verb)
2.
to cease to exist or cause to cease to exist as a group or organization
SYNONIMS:
break up, disperse, dissolve
RELATED WORDS:
demobilize
NEAR ANTONYMS:
incorporate; consolidate; hang together
band, join, unite
dissolve (verb)
3.
to put an end to by formal action
SYNONIMS:
abate, abrogate, annul, avoid, cancel, disannul, dissolve, invalidate, negate, null, nullify, quash, repeal, rescind, roll back, strike down, vacate, void
RELATED WORDS:
countermand, override, overrule, overturn, veto; abort, call, call off, drop, recall, retract, reverse, revoke, suspend, withdraw; ban, enjoin, forbid, outlaw, prohibit; disallow, dismiss, reject; annihilate, break down, eliminate, eradicate, erase, liquidate, remove, throw out, write off
NEAR ANTONYMS:
enact, lay down, legislate; establish, found, institute; formalize, legalize, legitimate, legitimize, validate; pass, ratify; allow, approve, authorize, clear, endorse ( indorse), permit, sanction, warrant; command, decree, mandate, order, prescribe
dissolve (verb)
4.
to go off in different directions and cease to exist as a body or unified whole
SYNONIMS:
disassemble, dissipate, dissolve, scatter
RELATED WORDS:
branch (out), break up, disband, diverge, divide, fork, separate, spill; clear, disappear, evanesce, evaporate, fade, flee, go (away), melt
NEAR ANTONYMS:
congregate, gather, meet
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