Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) dissolve ((film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out)
- S: (v) dissolve, fade out, fade away (become weaker) "The sound faded out"
- S: (v) dissolve, resolve, break up (cause to go into a solution) "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
- S: (v) dissolve, break up (come to an end) "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco monopoly broke up"
- S: (v) disband, dissolve (stop functioning or cohering as a unit) "The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting"
- S: (v) dissolve (cause to lose control emotionally) "The news dissolved her into tears"
- S: (v) dissolve (lose control emotionally) "She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme"
- S: (v) dissolve (cause to fade away) "dissolve a shot or a picture"
- S: (v) dissolve (pass into a solution) "The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee"
- S: (v) dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt (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"
- S: (v) dissolve, break 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"
- S: (v) dissolve, dismiss (declare void) "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"