Definitions of divorce

  1. To dissolve the marriage contract between; release from close union.
  2. To separate: to sunder: to dissolve the marriage- contract of: to put away.
  3. To sunder husband and wife; to separate.
  4. part; cease or break association with; " She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president"
  5. get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage; " The couple divorced after only 6 months"
  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.
  8. To dissolve the marriage- bond; to separate or disunite things closely connected; to force asunder; to put away.
  9. The decree or writing by which marriage is dissolved.
  10. Separation; disunion of things closely united.
  11. That which separates.
  12. To dissolve the marriage contract of, either wholly or partially; to separate by divorce.
  13. To separate or disunite; to sunder.
  14. To make away; to put away.
  15. The separation of a married woman from the bed and board of her husband - divorce a mensa et toro ( thoro), from bed board.
  16. Legal dissolution of the marriage contract; disunion.
  17. Divorcement.
  18. The legal separation of husband and wife: the sentence by which a marriage is dissolved.
  19. DIVORCER.
  20. Legal separation of husband and wife; separation.
  21. Legal dissolution of a marriage contract; severance; separation.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
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