Synonyms for dissolve

Synonyms for (noun) dissolve

Synonyms: dissolve

Definition: (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out

Similar words: transition

Definition: a passage that connects a topic to one that follows

Synonyms for (verb) dissolve

Synonyms: dismiss, dissolve

Definition: declare void

Usage: The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: break up, dissolve

Definition: come to an end

Usage: Their marriage dissolved; The tobacco monopoly broke up

Similar words: end, terminate

Definition: bring to an end or halt

Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I


Synonyms: dissolve, break up

Definition: bring the association of to an end or cause to break up

Usage: The decree officially dissolved the marriage; the judge dissolved the tobacco company

Similar words: end, terminate

Definition: bring to an end or halt

Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I


Synonyms: thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, dissolve, melt

Definition: become or cause to become soft or liquid

Usage: 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

Similar words: liquefy, liquify, flux

Definition: become liquid or fluid when heated

Usage: the frozen fat liquefied


Synonyms: dissolve

Definition: pass into a solution

Usage: The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee

Similar words: disintegrate

Definition: break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity

Usage: The material disintegrated; the group disintegrated after the leader died


Synonyms: break up, resolve, dissolve

Definition: cause to go into a solution

Usage: The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water

Similar words: change integrity

Definition: change in physical make-up


Synonyms: dissolve, fade away, fade out

Definition: become weaker

Usage: The sound faded out

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election


Synonyms: dissolve

Definition: cause to fade away

Usage: dissolve a shot or a picture

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: dissolve

Definition: lose control emotionally

Usage: She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme

Similar words: break down, snap, lose it

Definition: lose control of one's emotions

Usage: When she heard that she had not passed the exam, she lost it completely; When her baby died, she snapped


Synonyms: dissolve

Definition: cause to lose control emotionally

Usage: The news dissolved her into tears

Similar words: discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset

Definition: cause to lose one's composure


Synonyms: disband, dissolve

Definition: stop functioning or cohering as a unit

Usage: The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting

Similar words: break up

Definition: come apart

Usage: the group broke up