Associations to the word «Dissolve»


DISSOLVE, verb. (transitive) To terminate a union of multiple members actively, as by disbanding
DISSOLVE, verb. (transitive) To destroy, make disappear
DISSOLVE, verb. (transitive) To liquify, melt into a fluid
DISSOLVE, verb. (intransitive) To be melted, changed into a fluid
DISSOLVE, verb. (chemistry) (transitive) To disintegrate chemically into a solution by immersion into a liquid or gas.
DISSOLVE, verb. (chemistry) (intransitive) To be disintegrated by such immersion.
DISSOLVE, verb. (transitive) To disperse, drive apart a group of persons.
DISSOLVE, verb. (transitive) To break the continuity of; to disconnect; to loosen; to undo; to separate.
DISSOLVE, verb. (legal) (transitive) To annul; to rescind; to discharge or release.
DISSOLVE, verb. (cinematography) (intransitive) To shift from one shot to another by having the former fade out as the latter fades in.
DISSOLVE, verb. (intransitive) To resolve itself as by dissolution
DISSOLVE, verb. (obsolete) To solve; to clear up; to resolve.
DISSOLVE, verb. To relax by pleasure; to make powerless.
DISSOLVE, noun. (cinematography) A film punctuation in which there is a gradual transition from one scene to the next.

Dictionary definition

DISSOLVE, noun. (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out.
DISSOLVE, verb. Become weaker; "The sound faded out".
DISSOLVE, verb. Cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water".
DISSOLVE, verb. Come to an end; "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco monopoly broke up".
DISSOLVE, verb. Stop functioning or cohering as a unit; "The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting".
DISSOLVE, verb. Cause to lose control emotionally; "The news dissolved her into tears".
DISSOLVE, verb. Lose control emotionally; "She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme".
DISSOLVE, verb. Cause to fade away; "dissolve a shot or a picture".
DISSOLVE, verb. Pass into a solution; "The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee".
DISSOLVE, 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".
DISSOLVE, 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".
DISSOLVE, verb. Declare void; "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections".

Wise words

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad