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marriage

noun

1 marriage

The state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce):
— A long and happy marriage.

synonyms: matrimony, spousal relationship, union, wedlock.

Roget 43: junction; joining etc. v.; joinder [Law], union connection, conjunction, conjugation; annexion, annexation, annexment; astriction, attachment, compagination, ... show more

Roget 903: marriage, matrimony, wedlock, union, intermarriage, miscegenation, the bonds of marriage, vinculum matrimonii [Lat.], nuptial tie.    married state, coverture, bed, cohabitation.    match; ... show more

Dutch: echt, echtverbintenis, echtvereniging, huwelijk, huwelijksband, matrimonium
Polish: małżeństwo, związek małżeński, węzeł małżeński



2 marriage

Two people who are married to each other:
— His second marriage was happier than the first.

synonyms: man and wife, married couple.

Polish: małżonkowie, mąż i żona, stadło, państwo, małżeńskie stadło, małżeństwo

3 marriage

The act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony:
— Their marriage was conducted in the chapel.

synonyms: marriage ceremony, wedding.

Polish: żeniaczka, ożenek

4 marriage

A close and intimate union.


Moby thesaurus: Anschluss, Gretna Green wedding, addition, affiliation, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, agreement, alliance, amalgamation, articulation, assimilation, association, banns, blend, blending, bond, bracketing, bridal, bridal suite ... show more.

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