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dissolution

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dissolution

  1. 1 the act or process of a whole separating into two or more parts or pieces the dissolution of the empire into a patchwork of petty kingdoms Synonyms bifurcation, breakup, cleavage, separation, disunion, division, fractionalization, fractionation, partition, schism, scission, split, sunderingRelated Words breach, rupture; divorce, severance; decomposition, disassembly, dismemberment, segmentation, subdivision; atomization, dichotomization, polarization; diffusion, dispersal, dispersion, scattering; administration, apportionment, distribution; isolation, seclusion, segregation, sequestrationNear Antonyms assemblage, association; attachment, conjunction, connection, link, linkage, linkup; aggregation, combination, consolidation, fusionAntonyms unification, union

  2. 2 the doing away with something by formal action one of the junta's first acts was the dissolution of the national assembly Synonyms abatement, abolishment, abrogation, annulment, avoidance, cancellation (also cancelation), defeasance, abolition, invalidation, negation, nullification, quashing, repeal, rescindment, voidingRelated Words abortion, calling off, recall; countermand, override, overruling, overturn, veto; retraction, reversal, revocation, suspension, withdrawal; banning, enjoining, forbiddance, outlawing, prohibition; disallowance, dismissal, rejection; elimination, eradication, erasure, liquidation, removalNear Antonyms enactment, legislation; establishment, founding, institution; formalization, legalization, legitimation, legitimization, validation; passing, ratification; approval, authorization, clearance, endorsement (also indorsement), permission, sanctioning; commandment, decreeing, mandating, ordering, prescription

  3. 3 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities she believed that her leukemia, although in remission, would eventually be the cause of her dissolution Synonyms curtains, decease, demise, death, doom, end, exit, expiration, expiry, fate, grave, great divide, passage, passing, quietus, sleepRelated Words casualty, fatality; martyrdom, self-destruction, self-murder, self-slaughter, suicide; annihilation, destruction, ending, extermination, ruin; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughterNear Antonyms existence, life; creation, genesis, origination, riseAntonyms birth, nativity



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