sue for divorce

Definition of sue for divorce

  1. :  to begin a legal process in order to get a divorce

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to make petition to or for

    :  to pay court or suit to :  woo

    :  to seek justice or right from (a person) by legal process

  1. :  the action or an instance of legally dissolving (see 1dissolve 1d) a marriage

    :  separation, severance

  1. :  to legally dissolve one's marriage with :  to end marriage with (one's spouse) by divorce (see 1divorce 1)

    :  to dissolve the marriage contract between

    :  to make or keep separate :  separate

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