HyperDic: dissolve

English > 12 senses of the word dissolve:
VERBchangedissolve, fade out, fade awaybecome weaker
changedissolve, resolve, break upcause to go into a solution
changedissolve, break upcome to an end
motiondissolve, disbandstop functioning or cohering as a unit
emotiondissolvecause to lose control emotionally
emotiondissolvelose control emotionally
changedissolvecause to fade away
changedissolvepass into a solution
changedissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, meltbecome or cause to become soft or liquid
changedissolve, break upbring the association / association / association of to an end or cause to break up
changedissolve, dismissdeclare void
NOUNcommunicationdissolve(film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next
dissolve > pronunciation
Soundsdihzaa'lv
Rhymesabsolve ... solve: 8 rhymes with aalv...
English > dissolve: 12 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out.
BroadertransitionA passage that connects a topic to one that follows
Spanishencadenado, fundido
Verbsdissolvebecome weaker
English > dissolve: 12 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningBecome weaker.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsfade out, fade away
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Similar todissolveCause to fade away
Spanishdisolver
Catalandissoldre
Nounsdissolve(film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next
English > dissolve: 12 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause to go into a solution.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
Synonymsresolve, break up
Cause todissolvePass into a solution
Narrowercutdissolve by breaking down the fat of
melt, run, melt downReduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Spanishdeshacer, diluir, disolver
Catalandesfer, diluir, dissoldre
Nounsdissolvent, dissolvera liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
dissolving, dissolutionthe process of going into solution
English > dissolve: 12 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningCome to an end.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Their marriage dissolved"
Synonymbreak up
Broaderend, terminateBring to an end or halt
Spanishromper
Catalandissoldre, trencar
English > dissolve: 12 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningstop functioning or cohering as a unit.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting"
Synonymdisband
Broaderbreak upcome apart
Spanishdisolverse
English > dissolve: 12 senses > verb 5, emotion
MeaningCause to lose control emotionally.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"The news dissolved her into tears"
Broaderupset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfitCause to lose one's composure
Similar todissolveLose control emotionally
English > dissolve: 12 senses > verb 6, emotion
MeaningLose control emotionally.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme"
Broaderbreak down, lose it, snapLose control of one's emotions
Similar todissolveCause to lose control emotionally
English > dissolve: 12 senses > verb 7, change
MeaningCause to fade away.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"dissolve a shot or a picture"
Narroweretchselectively dissolve the surface of (a semiconductor or printed circuit) with a solvent, laser, or stream of electrons
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar todissolve, fade out, fade awayBecome weaker
English > dissolve: 12 senses > verb 8, change
MeaningPass into a solution.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee"
Caused bydissolve, resolve, break upCause to go into a solution
Broaderdisintegratebreak / break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity
Spanishderretirse, deshacerse, desleírse, diluirse, diluir, disolver, fundirse
Catalandesfer-se, desfer, diluir-se, diluir, dirimir, dissoldre, fondre's, fondre
Nounsdissolvera liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
dissolving, dissolutionthe process of going into solution
English > dissolve: 12 senses > verb 9, change
MeaningBecome or cause to become soft or liquid.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"
Synonymsthaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt
Narrowerdefrost, deice, de-icemake or become free of frost or ice
deliquescemelt or become liquid by absorbing moisture from the air
Broaderliquefy, flux, liquifyBecome liquid or fluid when heated
Spanishderretir, descongelar, deshacer, fundir
Catalandescongelar, desfer, desgelar, desglaçar, fondre
English > dissolve: 12 senses > verb 10, change
MeaningBring the association / association / association of to an end or cause to break up.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "The decree officially dissolved the marriage"
  • "the judge dissolved the tobacco company"
Synonymbreak up
Broaderend, terminateBring to an end or halt
Similar todissolve, dismissdeclare void
Spanishromper
Catalandissoldre, trencar
Nounsdissolutionthe termination or disintegration of a relationship / relationship (between persons or nations)
dissolutionthe termination of a meeting
dissolutionseparation into component parts
English > dissolve: 12 senses > verb 11, change
Meaningdeclare void.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"
Synonymdismiss
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar todissolve, break upBring the association / association / association of to an end or cause to break up
Spanishdisolver, proscribir

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