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Dissolve

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
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The lower the pH of the water (increased acidity), the more likely it is to dissolve minerals.
31) Moreover, some form of process is required to dissolve a company in order to deal with its assets and liabilities; otherwise, the company's property passes to the Crown as bona vacantia and not to the members.
More than a half-dozen other companies also assured us that their vitamins disintegrate or dissolve in less than an hour, even though most don't put that information on their labels.
The whitening strips, which are extremely thin and nearly invisible, are designed to dissolve evenly on the teeth.
The last thing I want, as a former charter commissioner who helped design these neighborhood councils, is for any of these councils to dissolve.
This means that large amounts of gas that may dissolve in the liquid metal during melting, pouring and mold filling will be expelled from the metal as it solidifies.
To my surprise and dismay, I discovered that not only did the calcium not dissolve from some commercial tablets," says Shangraw, "but that in many cases, the tablets took as long as four to six hours to disintegrate.
A ONLY the sovereign can summon Parliament and dissolve it.
When you dissolve sugar in boiling water to make syrup, keep a candy thermometer handy.
the North American steel producer, with a view to forcing the Stichting to dissolve.
When you dissolve sugar in water and put a stick in the container, where does the candy grow?
As the water sinks several kilometers into Earth's interior, metals, minerals, and gases dissolve in the water.