divorced Definition

(of a person) no longer married; separated from one's spouse.

Using divorced: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "divorced" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She got divorced last year.

  • Example

    He is divorced and has two children.

  • Example

    My parents are divorced but they still get along well.

  • Example

    They have been divorced for five years.

divorced Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: divorced in Brief

'Divorced' [dɪˈvɔːst] describes a person who is no longer married and has separated from their spouse. It is often used to refer to legal proceedings, as in 'She got divorced last year,' or to describe someone's current status, as in 'He is divorced and has two children.' The term has no positive or negative connotations and is simply a factual statement of marital status.

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