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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 of dissolve dematerialize, disappear, evanesce, evaporate, fade, flee, fly, go (away), melt, sink, vanishWords Related to dissolve blank (out), clear, die (away or down or out), disperse, dissipate, disappear, dry up; blur, dimNear Antonyms of dissolve arrive, break out, come out, emerge, issue, loom, show upAntonyms of dissolve 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 of dissolve break up, disperse, disbandWords Related to dissolve demobilizeNear Antonyms of dissolve incorporate; consolidate; hang togetherAntonyms of dissolve band, join, unite

  3. 3 to put an end to by formal action the king simply dissolved parliament Synonyms of dissolve abate, abrogate, annul, avoid, cancel, disannul, abolish, invalidate, negate, null, nullify, quash, repeal, rescind, roll back, strike down, vacate, voidWords Related to dissolve 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 of dissolve 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 of dissolve disassemble, dissipate, disperse, scatterWords Related to dissolve branch (out), break up, disband, diverge, divide, fork, separate, spill; clear, disappear, evanesce, evaporate, fade, flee, go (away), meltNear Antonyms of dissolve congregate, gather, meet


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