When sugar becomes absorbed into water, this is an example of when sugar dissolves into water.
When a club breaks up and the members go their separate ways, this is an example of a time when the club dissolves.
When you break down into tears, this is an example of a time when you dissolve into tears.
I dissolved into helpless laughter.
Make interpretations and dissolve doubts.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of dissolve
- Middle English dissolven from Latin dissolvere dis- dis- solvere to release leu- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Recorded since c.1374, from Latin dissolvere "to loosen up, break apart", itself from dis- "apart" + solvere "to loose, loosen"