sue for divorce

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of sue for divorce

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

Word by Word Definitions

sue play
  1. : to make petition to or for

  2. : to pay court or suit to : woo

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

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

  2. : separation, severance

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

  2. : to dissolve the marriage contract between

  3. : to make or keep separate : separate

  1. : a divorced man


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