un·​marry | \ "+ \

Definition of unmarry

transitive verb

: to release from marriage : cancel the marriage of : divorce

intransitive verb

: to release oneself from marriage

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First Known Use of unmarry

1530, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for unmarry

un- entry 2 + marry

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“Unmarry.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmarry. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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