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dis-solves

[ dih-zolv ]SEE DEFINITION OF dis-solves

Synonyms for dis-solves

  • deliquesce
  • dissolve
  • thaw
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WORD ORIGIN

late 14c. (transitive and intransitive) "to break up" (of material substances), from Latin dissolvere "to loosen up, break apart," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + solvere "to loose, loosen" (see solve). Meaning "to disband" (an assembly) is early 15c. Related: Dissolved; dissolving.