Divorce

  • 1 DIVORCE — Le divorce est la rupture, consacrée par le droit, de l’union conjugale. Ce caractère le distingue nettement de la séparation de corps qui ne rompt pas le lien matrimonial, mais fait seulement disparaître l’obligation de cohabitation, et de la… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 DIVORCE — (Heb. גֵּרוּשִׁין), the formal dissolution of the marriage bond. IN THE BIBLE Divorce was accepted as an established custom in ancient Israel (cf. Lev. 21:7, 14; 22:13; Num. 30:10; Deut. 22:19, 29). In keeping with the other cultures of the Near… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 3 divorce — di·vorce 1 n [Middle French, from Latin divortium, from divortere divertere to leave one s marriage partner, from di away, apart + vertere to turn]: the dissolution of a valid marriage granted esp. on specified statutory grounds (as adultery)… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 divorce — DIVORCE. s. m. Rupture de mariage. Le divorce estoit en usage parmy les Romains. le divorce n est point permis dans le Christianisme. Il se prend parmy nous pour la separation de corps & de biens entre les gens mariez. Ce mari & cette femme ont… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 Divorce — Di*vorce , n. [F. divorce, L. divortium, fr. divortere, divertere, to turn different ways, to separate. See {Divert}.] 1. (Law) (a) A legal dissolution of the marriage contract by a court or other body having competent authority. This is properly …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 divorce — DIVORCE. subs. masc. Séparation de deux époux par la rupture légale du mariage. Le divorce étoit en usage parmi les Juifs et les Romains. Le divorce n est point permis dans le Christianisme, suivant la doctrine catholique. [b]f♛/b] Il se prend… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 7 Divorce — Di*vorce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Divorced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Divorcing}.] [Cf. F. divorcer. See {Divorce}, n.] 1. To dissolve the marriage contract of, either wholly or partially; to separate by divorce. [1913 Webster] 2. To separate or disunite;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 divorcé — divorcé, ée (di vor sé, sée) part. passé. Qui a fait divorce. Femme divorcée.    Substantivement. Un divorcé. Les divorcés …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9 divorce — [də vôrs′] n. [ME & OFr < L divortium < divortere, var. of divertere, to turn different ways: see DIVERSE] 1. legal and formal dissolution of a marriage 2. any complete separation or disunion vt. divorced, divorcing 1. to dissolve legally a …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Divorce Me C.O.D. — Divorce Me C.O.D. is a 1946 song by Merle Travis. The song was Merle Travis first release to make it to number one on the Folk Juke Box charts where it stayed for fourteen weeks and a total of twenty three weeks on the chart [1]. The B side of… …

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  • 11 divorce — DIVORCE: Si Napoléon n avait pas divorcé, il serait encore sur le trône …

    Dictionnaire des idées reçues

  • 12 divorce — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. divorce (14c.), from L. divortium separation, dissolution of marriage, from divertere to separate, leave one s husband, turn aside (see DIVERT (Cf. divert)). Not distinguished in English from legal separation until mid… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 divorce — [n] split up of marriage annulment, breach, break, breakup, decree nisi, dedomiciling, detachment, disparateness, dissociation, dissolution, disunion, division, divorcement, on the rocks*, parting of the ways*, partition, rupture, separate… …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 divorce — ► NOUN ▪ the legal dissolution of a marriage. ► VERB 1) legally dissolve one s marriage with. 2) (divorce from) detach or dissociate (something) from. ORIGIN Old French, from Latin divertere divert …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 Divorce — (franz., spr. diwórß , lat. Divortium), Ehescheidung; divortieren, ein Ehepaar trennen; auch soviel wie (durch Scheidung) sich trennen …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 16 Divorce — (frz. spr. wórß), Ehescheidung; divortieren, (ein Ehepaar) scheiden; sich trennen (von Eheleuten) …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 Divorce —    Divorce is still rare and in practice for most clans means the wife returning to her family while the children remain with the husband …

    Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • 18 divorce — vb *separate, sever, sunder, part, divide Analogous words: alienate, *estrange, wean, disaffect …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 19 divorcé — ☆ divorcé [di vôr′sā΄, di vôr′sē΄; div΄ôr sā′, div ôr΄sē′ ] n. [Fr, orig. pp. of divorcer] a divorced man …

    English World dictionary

  • 20 Divorce — For other uses, see Divorce (disambiguation). Family law …

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