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divorce the ending of a marriage as recognized by law. [3 definitions]
divorced no longer married because of divorce, a legal process that ends a marriage.
dizzy having a feeling of spinning around and being about to lose one's balance. [4 definitions]
DJ a person who plays recorded music and makes announcements or comments on the radio or at an event.
Djibouti an East African country bordered by Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia. The capital of Djibouti is also called Djibouti.
DMV the government office of each state that issues drivers' licenses and makes driving regulations. "DMV" is an abbreviation of "Department of Motor Vehicles."
DNA a substance found in cells that contains information about the characteristics of a living thing. DNA plays a part in the passing on of characteristics from parent to offspring. "DNA" is an abbreviation of "deoxyribonucleic acid."
do1 to engage in (some activity); busy oneself with. [12 definitions]
do2 the syllable that indicates the first or last tone of a musical scale.
do away with to get rid of or stop; no longer continue. [2 definitions]
Doberman pinscher a breed of dog. Doberman pinschers have short, smooth, black hair with tan markings and are used as guard dogs.
docile obedient and easy to manage.
dock1 a raised platform that is built out into the water, or the water between two such platforms. [5 definitions]
doctor a person trained and licensed to treat sick people or animals. [2 definitions]
doctor's office a building, or place within a building, used by a single doctor or a group of doctors, where patients can come to talk with their doctor or receive treatment when they have an appointment.
doctrine a belief or set of beliefs held by a religion, government, or other group. [2 definitions]
document a written or printed paper that gives factual information or proof of something. Birth certificates, marriage licenses, and passports are kinds of documents. [3 definitions]
documentary based on or concerning written information given out by an authority. [2 definitions]
dodge to avoid something by moving quickly aside or changing direction. [5 definitions]
dodo a large bird, now extinct, with wings so small that it could not fly. Dodos were once found on islands in the Indian Ocean.
doe an adult female deer, goat, or rabbit. Adult females of some similar animals are also called does.