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dissolve

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dissolve

  1. 1 to cease to be visible <as the mist dissolved in the morning sun> Synonyms dematerialize, disappear, evanesce, evaporate, fade, flee, fly, go (away), melt, sink, vanishRelated Words blank (out), clear, die (away or down or out), disperse, dissipate, disappear, dry up; blur, dimNear Antonyms arrive, break out, come out, emerge, issue, loom, show upAntonyms appear, materialize

  2. 2 to cease to exist or cause to cease to exist as a group or organization <the company formally dissolved three months after declaring bankruptcy> Synonyms break up, disperse, disbandRelated Words demobilizeNear Antonyms incorporate; consolidate; hang togetherAntonyms band, join, unite

  3. 3 to put an end to by formal action <the king simply dissolved parliament> Synonyms abate, abrogate, annul, avoid, cancel, disannul, abolish, invalidate, negate, null, nullify, quash, repeal, rescind, roll back, strike down, vacate, voidRelated Words countermand, override, overrule, overturn, veto; abort, call, call off, drop, recall, retract, reverse, revoke, suspend, withdraw; ban, enjoin, forbid, outlaw, prohibit; disallow, dismiss, reject; annihilate, break down, eliminate, eradicate, erase, liquidate, remove, throw out, write offNear Antonyms enact, lay down, legislate; establish, found, institute; formalize, legalize, legitimate, legitimize, validate; pass, ratify; allow, approve, authorize, clear, endorse (also indorse), permit, sanction, warrant; command, decree, mandate, order, prescribe

  4. 4 to go off in different directions and cease to exist as a body or unified whole <the clouds gradually dissolved, and the sun came out> Synonyms disassemble, dissipate, disperse, scatterRelated Words branch (out), break up, disband, diverge, divide, fork, separate, spill; clear, disappear, evanesce, evaporate, fade, flee, go (away), meltNear Antonyms congregate, gather, meet





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