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Divorce

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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di=vorce

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Divorce, n. & v.
--n.
1 a the legal dissolution of a marriage. b a legal decree of this.
2 a severance or separation (a divorce between thought and feeling).
--v.
1 a tr. (usu. as divorced adj.) (often foll. by from) legally dissolve the marriage of (a divorced couple; he wants to get divorced from her). b intr. separate by divorce (they divorced last year). c tr. end one's marriage with (divorced him for neglect).
2 tr. (often foll. by from) detach, separate (divorced from reality).
3 tr. archaic dissolve (a union).

Derivative
divorcement n.
Etymology
ME f. OF divorce (n.), divorcer (v.) f. LL divortiare f. L divortium f. divortere (as DI-(2), vertere turn)

THESAURUS

Divorce

abrupt, abstraction, alienate, alienation, annul, break up, cancel, cast off, cast out, cut adrift, cut off, cut out, delete, depart, detach, detachment, disaffect, disarticulate, disarticulation, disassociate, disassociation, disconnect, disconnectedness, disconnection, discontinuity, disengage, disengagement, disjoin, disjoint, disjointing, disjunction, dislocation, dismiss, dissever, dissociate, dissolution, dissolve, disunion, disunite, divide, division, divorcement, eject, estrange, expel, grant a divorce, grant an annulment, incoherence, isolate, isolation, leave, luxation, obtain a divorce, part, parting, partition, pull away, pull back, pull out, put asunder, put away, removal, rupture, segmentation, segregate, separate, separation, separatism, sequester, set apart, set aside, sever, severance, shut off, split, split up, split-up, stand aloof, stand apart, stand aside, step aside, subdivision, subtract, subtraction, sue for divorce, sunder, throw off, throw out, uncouple, unmarry, untie the knot, unyoke, wean, withdraw, withdrawal, zoning

ROGET THESAURUS

Divorce

Disjunction

N disjunction, disconnection, disunity, disunion, disassociation, disengagement, discontinuity, abjunction, cataclasm, inconnection, abstraction, abstractedness, isolation, insularity, insulation, oasis, island, separateness, severalty, disjecta membra, dispersion, apportionment, separation, parting, circumcision, detachment, segregation, divorce, sejunction, seposition, diduction, diremption, discerption, elision, caesura, break, fracture, division, subdivision, rupture, compartition, dismemberment, dislocation, luxation, severance, disseverance, scission, rescission, abscission, laceration, dilaceration, disruption, abruption, avulsion, divulsion, section, resection, cleavage, fission, partibility, separability, fissure, breach, rent, split, rift, crack, slit, incision, dissection anatomy, decomposition, cutting instrument, buzzsaw, circular saw, rip saw, separatist, disjoined, discontinuous, multipartite, abstract, disjunctive, secant, isolated, insular, separate, disparate, discrete, apart, asunder, far between, loose, free, unattached, unannexed, unassociated, unconnected, distinct, adrift, straggling, rift, reft, scissile, divisible, discerptible, partible, separable, separately, one by one, severally, apart, adrift, asunder, in twain, in the abstract, abstractedly.

VB be disjoined, come off, fall off, come to pieces, fall to pieces, peel off, get loose, disjoin, disconnect, disengage, disunite, dissociate, dispair, divorce, part, dispart, detach, separate, cut off, rescind, segregate, set apart, keep apart, insulate, isolate, throw out of gear, cut adrift, loose, unloose, undo, unbind, unchain, unlock, unpack, unravel, disentangle, set free, sunder, divide, subdivide, sever, dissever, abscind, circumcise, cut, incide, incise, saw, snip, nib, nip, cleave, rive, rend, slit, split, splinter, chip, crack, snap, break, tear, burst, rend, rend asunder, rend in twain, wrench, rupture, shatter, shiver, cranch, crunch, craunch, chop, cut up, rip up, hack, hew, slash, whittle, haggle, hackle, discind, lacerate, scamble, mangle, gash, hash, slice, cut up, carve, dissect, anatomize, dislimb, take to pieces, pull to pieces, pick to pieces, tear to pieces, tear to tatters, tear piecemeal, tear limb from limb, divellicate, skin, disintegrate, dismember, disbranch, disband, disperse, dislocate, disjoint, break up, mince, comminute, apportion, part, part company, separate, leave.

Divorce

N divorce, divorcement, separation, judicial separation, separate maintenance, separatio a mensa et thoro, separatio a vinculo matrimonii, trial separation, breakup, annulment, widowhood, viduity, weeds, widow, widower, relict, dowager, divorcee, cuckold, grass widow, grass widower, merry widow.

VB live separate, separate, divorce, disespouse, put away, wear the horns.


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