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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
divorce (noun)
1.
the action or an instance of legally dissolving a marriage
2.
- separation severance divorce of the secular and the spiritual
divorce (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to end marriage with (one's spouse) by divorce - she divorced her husband
b) to dissolve the marriage contract between - they were divorced last year
2.
intransitive verb
to make or keep separate - separate divorce church from state to obtain a divorce separate
divorce (noun)
a man - divorced
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
divorce (verb)
to set or force apart
SYNONIMS:
break up, decouple, disassociate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, part, ramify, resolve, sever, split, sunder, uncouple, unlink, unyoke
RELATED WORDS:
break down, decompose, disassemble, disintegrate, dissolve; bifurcate, bisect, cleave, dichotomize, dissect, fractionalize, fractionate, halve, partition, quarter, segment, subdivide, trisect; fragment, fragmentate, fragmentize; break, fracture, pull, rend, rift, rip, rive, rupture, tear; cut off, insulate, isolate, seclude, segregate, sequester; detach, disengage, disentangle, unravel, untie
NEAR ANTONYMS:
assemble, associate, blend, combine, mingle, mix; connect, couple; accumulate, agglutinate, attach, bind, cement, close, fasten, fuse, knit, stick, weld
join, link, unify, unite
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