Definition of dissolve:
- cause to go into a solution; " The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
- stop functioning, as of organizations or groups; " The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting"
- ( film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
- pass into a solution; " The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee"
- lose control emotionally; " She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme"
- declare void; " The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"
- come to an end; " Their marriage dissolved"; " The tobacco monopoly broke up"
- bring the association of to an end or cause to break up; " The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; " the judge dissolved the tobacco company"
- become or cause to become soft or liquid; " The sun melted the ice"; " the ice thawed"; " the ice cream melted"; " The heat melted the wax"; " The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; " dethaw the meat"
- become weaker; " The sound faded out"
- cause to fade away; " dissolve a shot or a picture"
- cause to lose control emotionally; " The news dissolved her into tears"
- stop functioning or cohering as a unit; " The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting"
Common misspellings for dissolve:
- disolve (74%)
- desolve (14%)
- dislove (2%)