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Definition of Dissolve


  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.
  2. To break the continuity of; to disconnect; to disunite; to sunder; to loosen; to undo; to separate.
  3. To convert into a liquid by means of heat, moisture, etc.,; to melt; to liquefy; to soften.
  4. To solve; to clear up; to resolve.
  5. To relax by pleasure; to make powerless.
  6. To annul; to rescind; to discharge or release; as, to dissolve an injunction.
  7. To waste away; to be dissipated; to be decomposed or broken up.
  8. To become fluid; to be melted; to be liquefied.
  9. To fade away; to fall to nothing; to lose power.
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Dissolve Translations

dissolve in Dutch is oplossen, opgelost worden
dissolve in French is dissouds, dissoudre, dissolvons, dissolvez
dissolve in Italian is decomporre
dissolve in Latin is solvo, to distraho
dissolve in Portuguese is dissolva
dissolve in Spanish is disolver, disipar