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Synonyms for divorce
dɪˈvɔrs, -ˈvoʊrs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. divorce, divorcement(verb)

    the legal dissolution of a marriage

    Synonyms:
    divorcement

  2. disassociate, dissociate, divorce, disunite, disjoint(verb)

    part; cease or break association with

    "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president"

    Synonyms:
    disjoin, split up, decouple, disunite, part, separate, disassociate, disarticulate, disjoint, divide, dissociate

  3. divorce, split up(verb)

    get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage

    "The couple divorced after only 6 months"

    Synonyms:
    come apart, split up, break up, disjoint, disunite, part, separate, disassociate, split, dissever, divide, break, carve up, fall apart, dissociate

Wiktionary

  1. divorce(noun)

    Synonyms:
    dissociate, disunite, split up, disjoint, disassociate, separate

    Antonyms:
    marriage, marry

  2. divorce(noun)

    To legally dissolve a marriage between two people.

    A ship captain can marry couples, but cannot divorce them.

    Synonyms:
    divorcement, disjoint, disassociate, dissociate, separate, disunite, split up

    Antonyms:
    marriage, marry

  3. divorce(verb)

    To end one's own marriage in this way.

    Lucy divorced Steve when she discovered that he had been unfaithful.

    Synonyms:
    separation, partition, severance, separate, disjoint, disassociate, split up, disunite, dissociate

    Antonyms:
    marriage, marry

  4. divorce(verb)

    To separate something that was connected.

    The radical group voted to divorce itself from the main faction and start an independent movement.

    Synonyms:
    disunite, separate, dissociate, disjoint, disassociate, split up

    Antonyms:
    marry

  5. divorce(verb)

    To obtain a legal divorce.

    Edna and Simon divorced last year; he got the house, and she retained the business.

    Synonyms:
    separate, disassociate, disunite, split up, disjoint, dissociate

    Antonyms:
    marry

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. divorce(v)

    Synonyms:
    separate, disconnect, dissever, divert, alienate

    Antonyms:
    conjoin, unite, connect, apply, reconcile, reunite

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. divorce(n.)

    Synonyms:
    separation (of husband and wife), dissolution of the marriage contract

  2. divorce(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    separate, part, sever

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "divorce":

    divorces, divorced, divorcing

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How to use divorce in a sentence?

  1. Jessica Brown:

    Some of the women found his number from roadside signs advertising cheap divorce. These women were typically low income and needing a divorce to get out of a bad situation.

  2. Alison Sharland and Varsha Gohill:

    There are no winners in divorce and more than a thought has to be given to the families and the children locked in this type of litigation.

  3. Oliver Hudson:

    I think a lot of people survive [divorce], …I think it's a reality, and I think it's up to the parents to make sure that the children are the number-one priority. In my specific situation, it didn't pan out that way. Now, things have sort of gotten back to normal a little bit with my father… actually, because of an Instagram post that I did, that was a little bit crazy, but it actually worked out for us.

  4. El Oakley:

    I think the international community, including the U.N., should divorce the humanitarian needs of the Libyan people away from any political dialogue, anything short of that I would consider to be a crime. It is a crime, actually.

  5. Lauren Bacall:

    In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.

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Translations for divorce

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  • طلاق, أطلق, تطليقArabic
  • развод, разделям, разрив, разделяне, развеждам се, развеждамBulgarian
  • divorciar, divorciCatalan, Valencian
  • rozvést, rozvodCzech
  • skilsmisseDanish
  • scheiden, Ehescheidung, ScheidungGerman
  • διαζύγιο, χωρίζω, χωρισμός, παίρνω διαζύγιοGreek
  • divorco, eksgeedziĝoEsperanto
  • divorciarse, divorcio, divorciarSpanish
  • طلاقPersian
  • erota, ero, avioero, erottaa, erotteluFinnish
  • hjúnaskilnaðurFaroese
  • divorce, divorcerFrench
  • sgaradh-pòsaidhScottish Gaelic
  • divorcio, divorciar, divorciarseGalician
  • גירושים, התגרשHebrew
  • तलाक़, तलाक, talaakHindi
  • elválik, válás, válik, elválás, elválaszt, szétválasztHungarian
  • ապահարզան, բաժանել, ամուսնալուծել, անջատում, անջատել, բաժանում, բաժանվել, խզում, ամուսնալուծվել, ամուսնալուծությունArmenian
  • desmariajo, divorcigar, divorco, divorcarIdo
  • skilnaðurIcelandic
  • divorzio, divorziareItalian
  • 離婚する, 離婚, 離婚させるJapanese
  • ವಿಚ್ orce ೇದನKannada
  • 離婚, 이혼Korean
  • ته‌لاقKurdish
  • divertoLatin
  • ScheedungLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • tokorau, tokoMāori
  • раздвојува, раскинување, одвојување, се разведува, раскин, разведува, одделува, раздвојување, се раздвојува, одвојува, развод, одделувањеMacedonian
  • वेगळेहोणे, घटस्फोट, काडीमोडMarathi
  • echtscheidingDutch
  • skillsmisseNorwegian
  • ałtsʼááʼítʼaashNavajo, Navaho
  • rozwódPolish
  • divisão, divorciar-se, divórcio, separar, separação, divorciarPortuguese
  • despărți, despărțire, divorța, divorțRomanian
  • разводиться, разрыв, отделиться, развести, отделение, развестись, разводить, расторжение брака, отделяться, разводRussian
  • brakorazvod, razvodSerbo-Croatian
  • rozvodSlovak
  • skiljande, skilsmässa, skilja åt, skilja, äktenskapsskillnadSwedish
  • talakaSwahili
  • విడాకులుTelugu
  • การหย่าร้าง, การหย่าThai
  • boşamak, boşanmak, boşanmaTurkish
  • طلاقUrdu
  • ly hôn, 離婚, ly dịVietnamese
  • matiteilVolapük

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