Definitions for dissolve

Definitions for (noun) dissolve

Main entry: dissolve

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

Definitions for (verb) dissolve

Main entry: dismiss, dissolve

Definition: declare void

Usage: The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections

Main entry: break up, dissolve

Definition: come to an end

Usage: Their marriage dissolved; The tobacco monopoly broke up

Main entry: dissolve, break up

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

Usage: The decree officially dissolved the marriage; the judge dissolved the tobacco company

Main entry: thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, dissolve, melt

Definition: become or cause to become soft or liquid

Usage: 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

Main entry: dissolve

Definition: pass into a solution

Usage: The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee

Main entry: break up, resolve, dissolve

Definition: cause to go into a solution

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

Main entry: dissolve, fade away, fade out

Definition: become weaker

Usage: The sound faded out

Main entry: dissolve

Definition: cause to fade away

Usage: dissolve a shot or a picture

Main entry: dissolve

Definition: lose control emotionally

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

Main entry: dissolve

Definition: cause to lose control emotionally

Usage: The news dissolved her into tears

Main entry: disband, dissolve

Definition: stop functioning or cohering as a unit

Usage: The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting

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