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dissolves

verb
present tense third-person singular of dissolve

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1 to cease to be visible
  • as the mist dissolved in the morning sun

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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

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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

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“Dissolves.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dis%20solves. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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