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dissolve Explained

dissolve at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[dı'zɔlv]

dissolve at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1374, from L. dissolvere "to loosen up, break apart," from dis- "apart" + solvere "to loose, loosen." ///

dissolve at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v ----------//
1 become part of liquid:
2 end:
3 emotion:
4 become weaker: ----------// [Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: dissolvere, from solvere 'to loosen']//
1 BECOME PART OF LIQUID: a) [I and T] if a solid dissolves, or if you dissolve it, it mixes with a liquid and becomes part of it// --Stir until the sugar dissolves.// dissolve in// --Sugar dissolves in water.// dissolve sth in sth// --Dissolve the tablet in water.//
2 END: [T] to formally end a parliament, business arrangement, marriage etc// --The monarch had the power to dissolve parliament.//
3 EMOTION: dissolve into/in laughter/tears etc// to start laughing or crying// --She dissolved into fits of laughter.//
4 BECOME WEAKER: [I and T] to gradually become smaller or weaker before disappearing, or to make something do this// --Her enthusiasm dissolved his shyness.// --A few clouds formed briefly before dissolving again.//

dissolve at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

187 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissolve":
ablate, abrogate, adjourn, annihilate, atomize, attenuate,
be annihilated, be consumed, be destroyed, be gone, be no more,
be wiped out, blow off, break into, break up, bring to ruin,
cast forth, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, cipher, clear away,
clear up, collapse, colliquate, come apart, conclude, condemn,
confound, consume, corrode, crack up, crumble, crumble into dust,
cut, damn, deactivate, deal destruction, debrief, decay, decimate,
decipher, decline, decoagulate, decoct, decompose, deliquesce,
dematerialize, demob, demobilize, demolish, depart, depredate,
desolate, despoil, destroy, detach, devastate, devour, die,
die away, die out, diffuse, dilute, diminish, disappear, disband,
discharge, disintegrate, disjoin, dismiss, disorganize, dispel,
disperse, dissipate, do a fade-out, dope out, drive away, dwindle,
engorge, erode, evanesce, evaporate, exit, expire, fade, fade away,
fade out, fall to pieces, figure out, finish, fission, flee,
fluidify, fluidize, flux, fly, fuse, go, go away, go separate ways,
gobble, gobble up, gut, gut with fire, havoc, hide,
hold in solution, incinerate, infuse, lay in ruins, lay waste,
leach, leave no trace, leave the scene, let go, liquefy, liquesce,
liquidate, liquidize, lixiviate, melt, melt away, melt down,
melt into, molder, muster out, part, part company, pass, pass away,
pass out, percolate, perish, peter out, prorogate, prorogue,
puzzle out, quash, ravage, recess, release, resolve,
retire from sight, ruin, ruinate, run, scatter, separate, shatter,
shipwreck, shoot, sink, sink away, solubilize, solve, split,
split up, sublime, suffer an eclipse, swallow up, terminate, thaw,
thin, thin out, throw into disorder, unclot, unfold,
unleash destruction, unleash the hurricane, unravel, upheave,
vacate, vandalize, vanish, vanish from sight, vaporize, vise, void,
volatilize, waste, waste away, wear away, wind up, wrack,
wreak havoc, wreck

dissolve at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Nonexistence): not exist, not to be, have no existence, be null and void, cease to exist, pass away, perish, be extinct, become extinct, die out, disappear, melt away, dissolve, leave no trace, go, be no more, die, annihilate, render null, nullify, abrogate, destroy, take away, remove, obliterate, extirpate.

[V] (Unsubstantiality): vanish, evaporate, fade, fade away, dissolve, melt away, disappear, go away.

[V] (Decomposition): decompose, decompound, analyze, disembody, dissolve, resolve into its elements, separate into its elements, electrolyze{Chem}, dissect, decentralize, break up, disperse, unravel, unroll, crumble into dust disembodied, catalytic, analytical, resolvent, separative, solvent.

[V] (Liquefaction): render liquid, liquefy, run, deliquesce, melt, heat, dissolve, resolve.

[V] (Disappearance): disappear, vanish, dissolve, fade, melt away, pass, go, evaporate, vaporize, be gone, leave no trace, depart, lose sight of, efface, occult, eclipse.

dissolve at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb
1 [V] ~ (in sth) (of a solid) to mix with a liquid and become part of it:
Salt dissolves in water. * Heat gently until the sugar dissolves.
2 [VN] ~ sth (in sth) to make a solid become part of a liquid:
Dissolve the tablet in water.
3 [VN] to officially end a marriage, business agreement or parliament:
Their marriage was dissolved in 1989. * The election was announced and parliament was dissolved.
4 (written) to disappear; to make sth disappear:
[V] When the ambulance had gone, the crowd dissolved. * [VN] His calm response dissolved her anger.
5 [V] ~ into laughter, tears, etc. to suddenly start laughing, crying, etc:
When the teacher looked up, the children dissolved into giggles. * Every time she heard his name, she dissolved into tears.
6 ~ (sth) (away) to remove or destroy sth, especially by a chemical process; to be destroyed in this way:
[VN] a new detergent that dissolves stains * [V] All the original calcium had dissolved away.

dissolve at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb
1 [V] ~ (in sth) (of a solid) to mix with a liquid and become part of it:
Salt dissolves in water. * Heat gently until the sugar dissolves.
2 [VN] ~ sth (in sth) to make a solid become part of a liquid:
Dissolve the tablet in water.
3 [VN] to officially end a marriage, business agreement or parliament:
Their marriage was dissolved in 1989. * The election was announced and parliament was dissolved.
4 (written) to disappear; to make sth disappear:
[V] When the ambulance had gone, the crowd dissolved. * [VN] His calm response dissolved her anger.
5 [V] ~ into laughter, tears, etc. to suddenly start laughing, crying, etc:
When the teacher looked up, the children dissolved into giggles. * Every time she heard his name, she dissolved into tears.
6 ~ (sth) (away) to remove or destroy sth, especially by a chemical process; to be destroyed in this way:
[VN] a new detergent that dissolves stains * [V] All the original calcium had dissolved away.

Dissolve at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dissolve \Dis*solve"\, v. i.
1. To waste away; to be dissipated; to be decomposed or
broken up.

2. To become fluid; to be melted; to be liquefied.

A figure Trenched in ice, which with an hour's heat
Dissolves to water, and doth lose his form. --Shak.

3. To fade away; to fall to nothing; to lose power.

The charm dissolves apace. --Shak.

Dissolve \Dis*solve"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissolved}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Dissolving}.] [L. dissolvere, dissolutum; dis- +
solvere to loose, free. See {Solve}, and cf. {Dissolute}.]
1. To separate into competent parts; to disorganize; to break
up; hence, to bring to an end by separating the parts,
sundering a relation, etc.; to terminate; to destroy; to
deprive of force; as, to dissolve a partnership; to
dissolve Parliament.

Lest his ungoverned rage dissolve the life. --Shak.

2. To break the continuity of; to disconnect; to disunite; to
sunder; to loosen; to undo; to separate.

Nothing can dissolve us. --Shak.

Down fell the duke, his joints dissolved asunder.
--Fairfax.

For one people to dissolve the political bands which
have connected them with another. --The
Declaration of
Independence.

3. To convert into a liquid by means of heat, moisture,
etc.,; to melt; to liquefy; to soften.

As if the world were all dissolved to tears. --Shak.

4. To solve; to clear up; to resolve. ``Dissolved the
mystery.'' --Tennyson.

Make interpretations and dissolve doubts. --Dan. v.
16.

5. To relax by pleasure; to make powerless.

Angels dissolved in hallelujahs lie. --Dryden.

6. (Law) To annul; to rescind; to discharge or release; as,
to dissolve an injunction.

Syn: See {Adjourn}.

dissolve at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

dissolve
v 1: cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should
dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water" [syn: {resolve},
{break up}]
2: pass into a solution; "The sugar quickly dissolved in the
coffee"
3: become weaker; "The sound faded out" [syn: {fade out}, {fade
away}]
4: come to an end; "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco
monopoly broke up" [syn: {break up}]
5: stop functioning or cohering as a unit; "The political wing
of the party dissolved after much internal fighting" [syn:
{disband}]
6: cause to lose control emotionally; "The news dissolved her
into tears"
7: lose control emotionally; "She dissolved into tears when she
heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid
scheme"
8: cause to fade away; "dissolve a shot or a picture"
9: 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" [syn: {thaw}, {unfreeze}, {unthaw}, {dethaw}, {melt}]
10: bring the association of to an end or cause to break up;
"The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; "the
judge dissolved the tobacco company" [syn: {break up}]
11: declare void; "The President dissolved the parliament and
called for new elections" [syn: {dismiss}]

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

dissolve at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedia » dissolution

Etymology

Recorded since c.1374, from Inter: etyl » la dissolvere "to loosen up, break apart", itself from dis- "apart" + solvere "to loose, loosen"

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » dɪˈzɒɫv

Verb

Inter: en-verb » dissolv|ing
  • Inter: transitiv » e To terminate a union of multiple members actively, as by disbanding
    1. : ''The ruling party or coalition sometimes dissolves parliament early when the polls are favorable, hoping to reconvene with a larger majority
    2. Inter: transitiv » e To destroy, make disappear
    3. Inter: transitiv » e To liquify, melt into a fluid
    4. Inter: intransitiv » e To be melted, changed into a fluid
    5. Inter: chemistr » y Inter: transitiv » e To disintegrate chemically into a solution by immersion into a liquid or gas.
    6. Inter: chemistr » y Inter: intransitiv » e To be disintegrated by such immersion.
    7. Inter: transitiv » e To disperse, drive apart a group of persons.
    8. Inter: context » cinematography Inter: intransitiv » e To shift from one shot to another by having the former fade out as the latter fades in.
    9. Inter: intransitiv » e To resolve itself as by dissolution

      Synonyms

      * melt

  • (cinematography) fade out

    Derived terms

    * dissolvable
  • dissolver

    Related terms

    * dissoluble
  • dissolute
  • dissolution
  • dissolvent

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » to terminate a union of multiple members actively
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разпускам
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|解散|tr=jiěsàn|sc=Hani
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|ontbinden, Inter: t+ » nl|oplossen
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hajottaa, Inter: t+ » fi|purkaa
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dissoudre

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|auflösen
    • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|feloszlat
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|解散|tr=かいさんする, kaisan suru|alt=解散する|sc=Jpan
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|rozwiązywać, Inter: t- » pl|rozpuszczać
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|распускать|tr=raspuskátʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|распустить|tr=raspustítʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|disolver


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » transitive: to disintegrate into a solution by immersion
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|լուծել|tr=luçel
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разтварям
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|溶解|tr=róngjiě|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|融化|tr=rónghuà|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|rozpustit
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|oplossen
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|liuottaa
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dissoudre
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|auflösen


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|felold
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|溶かす|tr=とかす, tokasu|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|溶く|tr=とく, toku|sc=Jpan
  • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|rozpuszczać
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|dissolver
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|растворять|tr=rastvorjátʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|растворить|tr=rastvorítʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|растворити
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|rastvoriti
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|disolver
  • Swedish: lösa, lösa upp

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » intransitive: to be disintegrated into a solution by immersion
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|разтварям се
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|融化|tr=rónghuà|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|溶解|tr=róngjiě|sc=Hani
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|oplossen
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|liueta
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dissoudre|alt=se dissoudre
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|auflösen|alt=sich auflösen
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|feloldódik
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|díscaoil


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|溶ける|tr=とける, tokeru|sc=Jpan
  • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|rozpuszczać
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|растворяться|tr=rastvorjátʹsja|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|раствориться|tr=rastvorítʹsja|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|leagh
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|растворити|alt=растворити се
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|rastvoriti|alt=rastvoriti se
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|disolver

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to resolve itself as by dissolution
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|溶解|tr=róngjiě|sc=Hani
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|verdampen
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hajota
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dissoudre|alt=se dissoudre
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|auflösen|alt=sich auflösen
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|díscaoil


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|распасти|alt=распасти се
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|raspasti|alt=raspasti se
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|распускаться|tr=raspuskátʹsja|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|распуститься|tr=raspustítʹsja|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » ., Inter: t+ » ru|распадаться|tr=raspadátʹsja|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|распасться|tr=raspástʹsja|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-see » fade out
    Inter: trans-top » to disperse a group
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разпускам
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|解散|tr=jiěsàn|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|rozpustit
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|ontbinden, Inter: t+ » nl|uiteendrijven
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hajottaa Inter: qualifier » transitive, Inter: t- » fi|hajautua Inter: qualifier » intransitive


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|auflösen
  • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|feloszlat, Inter: t+ » hu|oszlat
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|解散|tr=かいさんする, kaisan suru|alt=解散する|sc=Jpan
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|dissolver
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|распускать|tr=raspuskátʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|распустить|tr=raspustítʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|disolver

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » fr: dissoudre, rompre, annuler, supprimer


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * melt

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: context » cinematography A film punctuation in which there is a gradual transition from one scene to the next.

    Synonyms

    * fade out

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » film punctuation
    • Dutch: fade-out
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|ristikuva


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|dissolvenza|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Liquids -

    Italian

    Verb

    dissolve
  • Inter: conjugation of » dissolvere||3|s|pres|ind|lang=it

    Anagrams

    * disvolse

  • Category: Category:Italian verb forms -

    Latin

    Verb

    Inter: la-verb-form » dissolve
  • Inter: conjugation of » dissolvo|dissolvō|2|s|pres|act|imp|lang=la

  • Portuguese

    Verb

    Inter: pt-verb-for » m
  • Inter: pt-verb form of » dissolver|er|indicative|present|singular|third
    1. Inter: pt-verb form of » dissolver|er|imperative|affirmative|singular|second


    Translation: ar » dissolve
    Translation: cy » dissolve
    Translation: de » dissolve
    Translation: et » dissolve
    Translation: eo » dissolve
    Translation: fa » dissolve
    Translation: fr » dissolve
    Translation: ko » dissolve
    Translation: io » dissolve
    Translation: it » dissolve
    Translation: kn » dissolve
    Translation: ku » dissolve
    Translation: hu » dissolve
    Translation: mg » dissolve
    Translation: ml » dissolve
    Translation: my » dissolve
    Translation: oc » dissolve
    Translation: pl » dissolve
    Translation: ru » dissolve
    Category: simple:dissolve -
    Translation: fi » dissolve
    Translation: sv » dissolve
    Translation: tl » dissolve
    Translation: ta » dissolve
    Translation: te » dissolve
    Translation: tr » dissolve
    Translation: vi » dissolve
    Translation: zh » dissolve