Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun divorce

1 sense of divorce

Sense 1
divorce, divorcement -- (the legal dissolution of a marriage)
       => separation -- (the social act of separating or parting company; "the separation of church and state")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb divorce

2 senses of divorce

Sense 1
disassociate, dissociate, divorce, disunite, disjoint -- (part; cease or break association with; "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president")
       => separate, part, split up, split, break, break up -- (discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up")

Sense 2
divorce, split up -- (get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage; "The couple divorced after only 6 months")
       => separate, part, split up, split, break, break up -- (discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up")

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