v. melt; liquefy; cause to pass into solution; cause to disappear or vanish
Washington announced its decision to dissolve the core group of nations - the US, India, Japan and Australia - it had assembled to deliver aid.
Sentence in Classic:
There was only one spoon, sugar was more plentiful than anything else, but it took too long to dissolve, so it was decided that Mary Hendrikhovna should stir the sugar for everyone in turn.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I suffered unspeakable trouble while I considered and reconsidered whether I should at last dissolve that spell of my childhood and tell Joe all the story.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
I handled this amazing antiquity with the greatest possible tenderness, lest it should dissolve in my hands.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
It would take many years for the living blood of the generations to dissolve the vast black clot of bruised blood, deep inside their souls and bodies.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
In ordinary times, in order to dissolve an anachronism and to cause it to vanish, one has only to make it spell out the date.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Universal suffrage has this admirable property, that it dissolves riot in its inception, and, by giving the vote to insurrection, it deprives it of its arms.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context