verb un·marry \"+\

Definition of unmarry

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to release from marriage :  cancel the marriage of :  divorce

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to release oneself from marriage

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Origin and Etymology of unmarry

2un- + marry

First Known Use: 1530

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