What does the word dissolve mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Dissolvable.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To melt; break up; abrogate; relax; destroy.

  • Part of speech: adjective, noun

  • Dissolvent.

Usage examples for dissolve

  1. As the girl fell on her knees beside the couch, her happiness seemed to dissolve like mist before the grim facts of mortal anguish and death. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  2. Efforts were made to dissolve the connection. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell