Divorce verb - To set or force apart.
Usage example: in your head you need to divorce your wishes and fantasies from the realities of the world as it is
Split is a synonym for divorce in separation topic. In some cases you can use "Split" instead the word "Divorce" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like assemble, separate, breach, dissolution.
Split noun - The act or process of a whole separating into two or more parts or pieces.
Usage example: the split of the group into two factions marked the beginning of the end of the organization
Divorce is a synonym for split in assemble topic. You can use "Divorce" instead the word "Split" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as separation, break up.
How words are described
|high||high divorce||high split|
|clean||clean divorce||clean split|
|long||long divorce||long split|
|complete||complete divorce||complete split|
|Other adjectives: original, amicable, nasty, acrimonious, bad, immediate, temporary, later, official, subsequent, recent.|
Both words in one sentence
- An episode about divorce had the show being interrupted because the producer and his wife split up and was collecting the half she got in the settlement.
- Bill and Jo had long split up, but never signed the divorce papers until Bill shows up with his new fiancee.
Source: Oops! I Forgot I Was Married
- The comic duo Massimo Boldi & Christian De Sica had starred in so many movies that the Italian media called their split up a 'divorce' and the fact actually made it into newspaper headlines.
Source: Those Two Actors
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