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Definitions of divorce

  1. To dissolve the marriage contract between; release from close union. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To separate: to sunder: to dissolve the marriage-contract of: to put away. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To sunder husband and wife; to separate. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. part; cease or break association with; "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage; "The couple divorced after only 6 months" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. The legal termination of marriage. All states require a spouse to identify a legal reason for requesting a divorce when that spouse files the divorce papers with the court. These reasons are referred to as grounds for a divorce.
  7. To dissolve the marriage contract between; to disunite things closely connected; to force asunder; to put away. See Divert. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. To dissolve the marriage-bond; to separate or disunite things closely connected; to force asunder; to put away. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. A legal dissolution of the marriage contract by a court or other body having competent authority. This is properly a divorce, and called, technically, divorce a vinculo matrimonii. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The decree or writing by which marriage is dissolved. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Separation; disunion of things closely united. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. That which separates. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To dissolve the marriage contract of, either wholly or partially; to separate by divorce. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To separate or disunite; to sunder. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To make away; to put away. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. The separation of a married woman from the bed and board of her husband - divorce a mensa et toro ( thoro), from bed board. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Legal dissolution of the marriage contract; disunion. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. Divorcement. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. The legal separation of husband and wife: the sentence by which a marriage is dissolved. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. DIVORCER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. Legal separation of husband and wife; separation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. Legal dissolution of a marriage contract; severance; separation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. A legal dissolution of the bond of matrimony, or the separation of husband and wife by judicial sentence; separation or disunion of things closely united; the sentence or writing by which marriage is dissolved. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  24. The dissolution of the marriage-bond; a legal separation between man and wife, by which each becomes free to marry another; the sentence or writing dissolving the marriage; a separation of things closely united. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for divorce

  1. There is no divorce – The Lady of Lyons or Love and Pride by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  2. She would speak to him when he came in and ask him to divorce her at once. – The Man and the Moment by Elinor Glyn
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