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marry

mar·ry

marry

 
 
pronunciation:
mae ri
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: married, marries, marrying
definition 1: to take in marriage; take as husband or wife; wed.
She married her high school boyfriend.The prince refused to marry the woman who was chosen for him.
 
synonyms:
espouse, wed
definition 2: to unite (others) as husband and wife.
The rabbi married them in the new synagogue.
synonyms:
unite, wed
similar words:
bind, join
definition 3: to give in marriage.
The king attempted to marry his daughter to the heir to the French throne.
synonyms:
betroth, give away
similar words:
give
definition 4: to unite or connect closely.
Can we marry these two seemingly incompatible theories?
synonyms:
join, mate, unify, unite, wed, yoke
antonyms:
separate
similar words:
bind, bond, conjoin, connect, couple, link, pair
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to unite with another in marriage; wed.
They've decided to marry in the spring.
synonyms:
join, mate, pair, wed
antonyms:
separate
similar words:
couple, hook up, unite
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  • married:
    having a partner in marriage.
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