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To terminate; abrogate; cancel; annul; disintegrate. To release or unloose the binding force of anything.
The dissolution of something is the act of disorganizing or disuniting it, as in marriage, contracts, or corporations.
dissolve(Disperse), verb atomize, decompose, diffuse, disintegrate, dispel, dissipate, dissolvere, evanesce, intersperse, liquefacere, melt away, radiate, scatter, spread
dissolve(Separate), verb break apart, break up, demobilize, detach, disband, disconnect, disjoin, dismantle, dispart, dissever, dissociate, divide, divorce, part, set asunder, sever, split up, sunder, take apart, uncouple, undo
dissolve(Terminate), verb abort, abrogate, break up, bring to an end, bring to conclusion, call off, cancel, cease, conclude, desist, destroy, disband, discontinue, dispose of, draw to a close, efface, effect a dissolution, end, erase, finish, halt, neutralize, nullify, obliterate, quash, render inert, revoke, split up, stop, undo, vitiate, wipe out
Associated concepts: dissolving an injunction
Foreign phrases: Eddem modo quo quid constituitur, dissolvitur.Anything is dissolved in the same manner in which it is made binding.
See also: abandon, abate, abolish, abrogate, annul, cancel, degenerate, destroy, disappear, discharge, discontinue, disintegrate, disorganize, dispel, disperse, dissipate, efface, eliminate, eradicate, erode, extinguish, extirpate, interrupt, nullify, obliterate, part, quash, recess, renege, repudiate, rescind, revoke, separate, sever