1. [ noun ] separation into component parts
Synonyms: disintegration
Related terms: natural_process fibrinolysis lysis disintegrate
2. [ noun ] (chemistry) the process of going into solution
Synonyms: dissolving

"the dissolving of salt in water"

Related terms: liquefaction dissolve dissolve
3. [ noun ] the termination of a meeting
Synonyms: adjournment
Related terms: termination break_up
4. [ noun ] dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
Synonyms: dissipation licentiousness profligacy
Related terms: intemperance dissipate
5. [ noun ] the termination of a relationship
Synonyms: breakup
Related terms: termination splitsville annulment separate
Similar spelling:   dissolute