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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

How to pronounce divorce?

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Daniel
Daniel
British
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Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say divorce in sign language?

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How to use divorce in a sentence?

  1. Jennifer Farber Dulos:

    I know that filing for divorce and filing this motion will enrage him, i know he will retaliate by trying to harm me in some way.

  2. Damon Wayans:

    Tell the truth, if I was him, I would divorce my wife, give her all my money and then I would go do a deposition. I would light one of [those] three-hour cigars. I'd have some wine and maybe a Quaalude, and I would just go off, because I don't believe that he was raping. I believe he was in relationships with all of them, and then he's like, 'You know what? It's 78. It don't work like that no more. I can't get it up for any of y'all. Bye, b**ches,' and then they're like, 'Oh, really? Rape!'.

  3. Great Entrepreneur , Lousy Lover:

    If you have kids, you should absolutely not get a divorce because it’s never better the next time, it’s the same thing over and over again, except now you don’t have a family any more. It’s awful for everyone, especially the children.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    If the common, real reason behind all cases of divorce, break-up and separation is made open publicly for everyone, then perhaps every man will dread even to befriend woman forget about getting married.

  5. Sharlene Wolchik:

    The good news is that we know a fair amount about the protective factors that reduce this risk, when divorce is followed by a new family structure in which parents have high quality relationships with their children, children spend sufficient time with each parent so their relationships can be meaningful and children are not directly or indirectly exposed to conflict between the parents, children can be resilient and thrive despite the stress of divorce.


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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