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1. divorce

noun. ['dɪˈvɔrs'] the legal dissolution of a marriage.

Synonyms

  • separation

Antonyms

  • begin
  • assemble

Etymology

  • divorce (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • divortium (Latin)

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Rhymes with Divorce

  • reinforce
  • gift-horse
  • midcourse
  • remorse
  • perforce
  • outsource
  • laforce
  • ensource
  • enforce
  • endorse
  • source
  • sorce
  • nourse
  • norse
  • morss
  • morse
  • horse
  • hoarse
  • fourths
  • forse
  • force
  • course
  • 'course
  • corse
  • coarse
  • bourse
  • borse

How do you pronounce divorce?

Pronounce divorce as dɪˈvɔrs.

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Sentences with divorce


1. Noun, singular or mass
In order to file for a divorce, you must state that you are in a state of separation.

2. Verb, base form
When you respond to divorce papers, you have several options.

Quotes about divorce


1. Divorce is never a pleasant experience. You look upon it as a failure. But I learned to be a different person once we broke up. Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success.
- Michael Crawford

2. Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.
- Helen Rowland

3. Macro-trading requires a high degree of skill, focus and repetition. Life events, such as birth, divorce, death of a loved one and other emotional highs and lows are obstacles to success in this specific field of finance.
- Paul Tudor Jones

2. divorce

verb. ['dɪˈvɔrs'] part; cease or break association with.

Synonyms

  • break up
  • split
  • dissociate
  • part
  • disunite
  • split up
  • separate
  • disassociate
  • break

Antonyms

  • integrate
  • divide
  • unite
  • stand still

Etymology

  • divorce (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • divortium (Latin)

3. divorce

verb. ['dɪˈvɔrs'] get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage.

Synonyms

  • get hitched with
  • split
  • espouse
  • part
  • hook up with
  • marry
  • wed
  • split up
  • conjoin
  • separate
  • break
  • get married

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • uncut
  • reject
  • outside

Etymology

  • divorce (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • divortium (Latin)
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