usage: become or cause to become soft or liquid; "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat"
10. dissolve, break up, end, terminate
usage: bring the association of to an end or cause to break up; "The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; "the judge dissolved the tobacco company"
11. dissolve, dismiss, change, alter, modify
usage: declare void; "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"