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KK Pronunciation

〔 dIˋzɑlv 〕


〔 diˊzɒlv 〕

Overview of noun dissolve

The noun dissolve has 1 sense

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

Overview of verb dissolve

The verb dissolve has 11 senses

  • dissolve, fade out, fade away -- (become weaker; "The sound faded out")

  • dissolve, resolve, break up -- (cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water")

  • dissolve, break up -- (come to an end; "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco monopoly broke up")

  • disband, dissolve -- (stop functioning or cohering as a unit; "The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting")

  • dissolve -- (cause to lose control emotionally; "The news dissolved her into tears")

  • dissolve -- (lose control emotionally; "She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme")

  • dissolve -- (cause to fade away; "dissolve a shot or a picture")

  • dissolve -- (pass into a solution; "The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee")

  • dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt -- (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, break up -- (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, dismiss -- (declare void; "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections")