- vt. 使离婚，使分离；与…离婚
- n. 离婚；分离
- vi. 离婚
CET4 TEM4 考 研 TOEFL CET6
1、divert => divert- => divort- => *divors- => divorc- "separate, leave one's husband" + -e => divorce.
- divorce: see diverse
- divorce (n.)
- late 14c., from Old French divorce (14c.), from Latin divortium "separation, dissolution of marriage," from divertere "to separate, leave one's husband, turn aside" (see divert). Not distinguished in English from legal separation until mid-19c.
- divorce (v.)
- late 14c., from Old French divorcer, from divorce (see divorce (n.)). Related: Divorced; divorcing.
- 1. I wanted a divorce. I wanted to get away.
- 2. Petter saw no reason to hurry the divorce along.
- 3. She decided to divorce her increasingly faithless and unreliable husband.
- 4. The high divorce figures don't seem to be putting people off marriage.
- 5. At this rate, we could find ourselves in the divorce courts!
[ divorce 造句 ]