Definition Of divorce
legally dissolve one's marriage with (someone).
he divorced his first wife after 10 months
the legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body.
her divorce from her first husband
Example Of divorce
divorce by mutual consent
a divorce between ownership and control in the typical large company
a desire to divorce myself from history
Additionally, civil unions can be dissolved much like divorce - still a necessary out even among same sex couples.
And finally, they contributed a specifically Christian objection to any divorce between expediency and the moral realm.