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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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