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dis-solvō solvī, solūtus, ere,

to take apart, disunite, part, destroy: opus suum natura dissolvit: pontem, N.: navem, Ph.: animus, si est harmonia, dissolvetur. — To take to pieces, analyze: Quem (versum), H.—To pay, discharge: aes alienum dissolutum: omne quod debuit: pecuniam pro iis rebus, Cs.: poenam: damna. — To free from debt: dissolvi nullo modo possunt.—Fig., to dissolve, abolish, abrogate, annul, destroy: amicitias: societatem: religiones, L.: leges Caesaris: iudicia publica: regiā potestate dissolutā, N.: rem p., L.: frigus, H.: mortalium mala, S.: plerosque senectus dissolvit, S.—To refute, reply to, answer: criminatio tota dissoluta est: (crimina) iudicio. — To release, disengage: Dissolvi me, ut, etc., T.

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