I.to loose one from another, to part asunder, undo
: to dissolve
an assembly, id=Hdt.
, etc.; τὴν σκηνὴν εἰς κοίτην δ. to break up
the party and go to bed, Xen.; δ. τὴν στρατιάν to disband
:—Pass., of an assembly, to break up
, etc.: of a man, to die
2.to dissolve into its elements, to break up, Plat.
3.to put an end to
friendship, break off
a truce, Thuc.
, etc.:—so in Mid., διαλύσασθαι ξεινίην Hdt.
4.to put an end to enmity, Thuc.; and in Mid., Dem., etc.
generally, to put an end to, do away with
, διαβολήν Thuc.
; so in Mid., id=Thuc.
6.to solve a difficulty, Plat.
7.δ. τιμάς to pay the full value, discharge
a debt, Hdt.
, etc.: c. acc. pers. to pay
II.absol. to slacken one's hold, undo, Theocr.