Textual thesaurus for "dissolve"

(verb) dismiss

declare void

The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections

(verb) break up

come to an end

Their marriage dissolved; The tobacco monopoly broke up

(verb) break 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

(verb) thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt

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

(verb) break up, resolve

cause to go into a solution

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

(verb) fade away, fade out

become weaker

The sound faded out

(verb) disband

stop functioning or cohering as a unit

The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting