married vs divorced vs single

married

Definitions

adjective

  1. joined in matrimony
  2. of or relating to the state of marriage

noun

  1. a person who is married

Examples

I shall be glad when the last of my daughters is married off.

As you start your married life together hand in hand, may all the things you're hoping for turn out the way you've planned.

Jim had hustled over quietly and begun to help out with the horseshoeing, expecting ridicule from the likes of Hugh Glass or old Zeke Williams, who had just arrived at the rendezvous, but, to his surprise, the fact that he was married to a woman of such pure fire produced the very opposite of the effect he had feared.

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divorced

Definitions

adjective

  1. of someone whose marriage has been legally dissolved

Examples

Our economy is unbalanced, money is in excess supply, and its circulation is completely divorced from the circulation of goods.

The husband is required to return these assets to the wife at the end of the marriage; should the woman be divorced or should the husband predecease the wife, these assets return to her and she is to be compensated for any damage caused to them.

My parents divorced nearly 50 years ago.

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