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  Words related to dissolve

Related / Similar Words: dismiss, break up, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt, resolve, fade out, fade away, disband

 

Definition:
  • (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out;
  • declare void; "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections";
  • come to an end; "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco monopoly broke up";
  • bring the association of to an end or cause to break up; "The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; "the judge dissolved the tobacco company";
  • become or cause to become soft or liquid; "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat";
  • pass into a solution; "The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee";
  • cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water";
  • become weaker; "The sound faded out";
  • cause to fade away; "dissolve a shot or a picture";
  • lose control emotionally; "She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme";
  • cause to lose control emotionally; "The news dissolved her into tears";
  • stop functioning or cohering as a unit; "The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting";

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    Hyponyms: deliquesce, defrost, deice, de-ice, melt, run, melt down, cut

     

    Grouped Verbs: break up, dismiss, fade out, fade away

     

    Derivational Morphology: fade out, fade away, dissolution, disintegration, adjournment, breakup, thaw, melt, thawing, melting, melter, warming, dissolving, solvent, dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent, receding, fadeout, disbandment

     

     
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