dissolve marriage

end a marriage

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dissolve the marriage of — index divorce Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • marriage — n. 1) to enter into a marriage 2) to announce a marriage 3) to consummate a marriage 4) to arrange a marriage 5) to propose marriage 6) to annul a marriage 7) to break up, dissolve a marriage 8) a bad, unhappy; broken; good; happy marriage 9) an… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • dissolve */*/ — UK [dɪˈzɒlv] / US [dɪˈzɑlv] verb Word forms dissolve : present tense I/you/we/they dissolve he/she/it dissolves present participle dissolving past tense dissolved past participle dissolved 1) a) [intransitive] if a solid substance dissolves in a… …   English dictionary

  • dissolve — dis|solve [ dı zalv ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive if a solid substance dissolves in a liquid, it is mixed into the liquid so that it becomes included in it: dissolve in: salt dissolves in water a ) transitive to mix a solid substance into a liquid… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dissolve — [[t]dɪzɒ̱lv[/t]] dissolves, dissolving, dissolved 1) V ERG If a substance dissolves in liquid or if you dissolve it, it becomes mixed with the liquid and disappears. Heat gently until the sugar dissolves... [V n] Dissolve the salt in a little… …   English dictionary

  • dissolve — verb 1 STH SOLID a) (I) if a solid dissolves, it mixes with a liquid and becomes part of it (+ in): Sugar dissolves in water. b) (T) to make something solid become part of a liquid by putting it in a liquid and mixing it: dissolve sth in:… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dissolve — verb 1 become/make sth liquid ADVERB ▪ completely ▪ The aspirin hasn t dissolved completely yet. ▪ gradually, slowly ▪ instantly, quickly …   Collocations dictionary

  • dissolve — dissolvability, dissolvableness, n. dissolvable, adj. dissolver, n. dissolvingly, adv. /di zolv /, v. dissolved, dissolving, n. v.t. 1. to make a solution of, as by mixing with a liquid; pass into solution: to dissolve salt in water. 2. to melt;… …   Universalium

  • dissolve — 01. Keep stirring your hot chocolate until it all [dissolves], or else it ll be lumpy. 02. You can [dissolve] substances in a liquid more easily if you heat it. 03. Opposition to the government s new policy [dissolved] when the latest opinion… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • dissolve — dis|solve [dıˈzɔlv US dıˈza:lv] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(become part of liquid)¦ 2¦(end)¦ 3¦(emotion)¦ 4¦(become weaker)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: dissolvere, from solvere to loosen ] 1.) ¦(BECOME PART OF LIQUID)¦ a) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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