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Synonyms for dissolve
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissolve(verb)

    (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out

  2. dissolve, fade out, fade away(verb)

    become weaker

    "The sound faded out"

    Synonyms:
    melt, thaw, break up, unthaw, resolve, dethaw, dismiss, fade out, disband, fade away, unfreeze

  3. dissolve, resolve, break up(verb)

    cause to go into a solution

    "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, settle, decompose, collapse, solve, interrupt, melt, crash, dismiss, split up, pick, disband, dismantle, break up, recess, answer, fade away, part, crock up, fragmentize, sever, purpose, fragment, conclude, split, adjourn, disperse, separate, disrupt, take apart, thaw, cut off, crack, adjudicate, break apart, fade out, decide, dissipate, scatter, break down, calve, resolve, disassemble, unthaw, dispel, dethaw, break, crack up, unfreeze

  4. dissolve, break up(verb)

    come to an end

    "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco monopoly broke up"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, unfreeze, decompose, collapse, interrupt, melt, crash, dismiss, split up, pick, dethaw, dismantle, break up, recess, fade away, part, crock up, fragmentize, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, thaw, crack, disassemble, break apart, disband, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, unthaw, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, fade out

  5. disband, dissolve(verb)

    stop functioning or cohering as a unit

    "The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting"

    Synonyms:
    melt, thaw, unfreeze, break up, unthaw, resolve, dethaw, dismiss, fade out, disband, fade away

  6. dissolve(verb)

    cause to lose control emotionally

    "The news dissolved her into tears"

    Synonyms:
    melt, thaw, break up, unthaw, resolve, dethaw, dismiss, fade out, disband, fade away, unfreeze

  7. dissolve(verb)

    lose control emotionally

    "She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme"

    Synonyms:
    melt, thaw, break up, unthaw, resolve, dethaw, dismiss, fade out, disband, fade away, unfreeze

  8. dissolve(verb)

    cause to fade away

    "dissolve a shot or a picture"

    Synonyms:
    melt, thaw, break up, unthaw, resolve, dethaw, dismiss, fade out, disband, fade away, unfreeze

  9. dissolve(verb)

    pass into a solution

    "The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee"

    Synonyms:
    melt, thaw, break up, unthaw, resolve, dethaw, dismiss, fade out, disband, fade away, unfreeze

  10. dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    unthaw, melt down, unblock, unfreeze, mellow out, melt, fade away, thaw, free, release, dethaw, dismiss, resolve, disappear, run, break up, evaporate, fade out, meld, mellow, fade, disband

  11. dissolve, break up(verb)

    bring the association of to an end or cause to break up

    "The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; "the judge dissolved the tobacco company"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, unfreeze, decompose, collapse, interrupt, melt, crash, dismiss, split up, pick, dethaw, dismantle, break up, recess, fade away, part, crock up, fragmentize, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, thaw, crack, disassemble, break apart, disband, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, unthaw, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, fade out

  12. dissolve, dismiss(verb)

    declare void

    "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"

    Synonyms:
    send away, brush aside, give the sack, unfreeze, disregard, usher out, melt, fade away, give notice, thaw, unthaw, drop, discount, dethaw, send packing, force out, dismiss, resolve, can, push aside, break up, brush off, fade out, fire, displace, ignore, sack, terminate, give the axe, disband, throw out

Wiktionary

  1. dissolve(noun)

    Synonyms:
    fade out, melt

  2. dissolve(verb)

    To terminate a union of multiple members actively, as by disbanding

    The ruling party or coalition sometimes dissolves parliament early when the polls are favorable, hoping to reconvene with a larger majority

    Synonyms:
    fade out, melt

  3. dissolve(verb)

    To destroy, make disappear

    Synonyms:
    fade out, melt

  4. dissolve(verb)

    To liquify, melt into a fluid

    Synonyms:
    melt, fade out

  5. dissolve(verb)

    To be melted, changed into a fluid

    Synonyms:
    fade out, melt

  6. dissolve(verb)

    To disintegrate chemically into a solution by immersion into a liquid or gas.

    Synonyms:
    melt, fade out

  7. dissolve(verb)

    To be disintegrated by such immersion.

    Synonyms:
    fade out, melt

  8. dissolve(verb)

    To disperse, drive apart a group of persons.

    Synonyms:
    fade out, melt

  9. dissolve(verb)

    To shift from one shot to another by having the former fade out as the latter fades in.

    Synonyms:
    melt, fade out

  10. dissolve(verb)

    To resolve itself as by dissolution

    Synonyms:
    melt, fade out

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dissolve

    Synonyms:
    adjourn, break up, disband, discharge, dismiss, disperse, prorogue, scatter, separate

    Antonyms:
    assemble, call, call together, collect, convene, convoke, gather, muster, summon

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dissolve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    liquefy, melt

  2. dissolve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disunite, sever, separate, divide, loose, disorganize, break apart

  3. dissolve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    destroy, ruin

  4. dissolve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    terminate, bring to an end, put an end to, break up

  5. dissolve(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    melt, liquefy, be melted

  6. dissolve(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    vanish, disappear, fade, melt away, be dissipated

  7. dissolve(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    perish, crumble, be destroyed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dissolve(v)

    Synonyms:
    melt, liquefy, macerate, fuse, deliquesce, disorganize, disband, disperse, sunder, disunite

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    disband, dissolution, disbanding, disbandment, dismantle, discontinue

How to pronounce dissolve?

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How to say dissolve in sign language?

  1. dissolve

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How to use dissolve in a sentence?

  1. Pablo Picasso:

    Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar.

  2. John Koenig:

    We like to think that every moment has potential, that there’s something transcendent hidden all around, that if you’d only stop to seize the day, you could hold onto it and carry it with you. But the truth is, most of life is forgotten instantly, almost as it’s happening. Chances are that even a day like today will slip through your fingers and dissolve into oblivion, washed clean by the tides.

  3. RVM:

    What are you seeking? Spiritual Health or Monetary Wealth? While the latter will dissolve, the former will make you evolve!

  4. Mickey Mehta:

    Let's pray to the elements like children again. Oh earth, as all grows out of you...let me grow too, oh sky, I too wish to rise high...oh water, let me go...with the flow, oh fire, let me evolve and dissolve all desires...oh air, bring me all blessings from this universe to share...oh ether, please raise my spiritual meter! Let our prayers be revolutionized, get MickeyMized.

  5. Superintendent John Escalante:

    We expect that every police officer develops skills and abilities that allow them to help dissolve confrontations by the using the least amount of physical or lethal force necessary.


Translations for dissolve

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • разтварям, разпускам, разтварям сеBulgarian
  • rozpustitCzech
  • auflösenGerman
  • disolverSpanish
  • ristikuva, hajottaa, hajota, liuottaa, hajautua, purkaa, liuetaFinnish
  • dissoudreFrench
  • díscaoil, scaoilIrish
  • leaghScottish Gaelic
  • feloldódik, felold, oszlat, feloszlatHungarian
  • լուծելArmenian
  • dissolvenzaItalian
  • 溶ける, 解散, 溶かす, 廃止, 溶くJapanese
  • fade-out, oplossen, verdampen, ontbinden, uiteendrijvenDutch
  • rozpuszczać, rozwiązywaćPolish
  • dissolverPortuguese
  • распустить, распускать, распускаться, раствориться, распасться, растворять, растворяться, распадаться, растворить, распуститьсяRussian
  • rastvoriti, распасти, raspasti, растворитиSerbo-Croatian
  • lösa, skingra, lösa uppSwedish

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