Definitions of marry

  1. take in marriage
  2. perform a marriage ceremony; " The minister married us on Saturday"; " We were wed the following week"; " The couple got spliced on Hawaii"
  3. To unite in wedlock or matrimony; to perform the ceremony of joining, as a man and a woman, for life; to constitute ( a man and a woman) husband and wife according to the laws or customs of the place.
  4. To join according to law, ( a man) to a woman as his wife, or ( a woman) to a man as her husband. See the Note to def. 4.
  5. To dispose of in wedlock; to give away as wife.
  6. To take for husband or wife. See the Note below.
  7. Figuratively, to unite in the closest and most endearing relation.
  8. To enter into the conjugal or connubial state; to take a husband or a wife.
  9. Indeed ! in truth ! - a term of asseveration said to have been derived from the practice of swearing by the Virgin Mary.
  10. To unite as husband and wife; to dispose of in wedlock; to bring together in close union; wed.
  11. To enter into the state of wedlock.
  12. An exclamation of surprise or affirmation.
  13. Married.
  14. Marrying.
  15. To take for husband or wife: to unite in matrimony.
  16. To enter into the married state: to take a husband or a wife:- pr. p. marrying; pa. t. and pa. p. married.
  17. To enter into wedlock.
  18. To take as a husband or wife; unite in matrimony.
  19. To unite in wedlock; espouse; wed.
  20. Indeed.
  21. To join, as husband and wife; to take for husband or wife; to wed.
  22. To enter into the married state.
  23. To unite a man and woman as husband and wife; to give or dispose of in marriage; to enter into wedlock; among seamen, to splice ropes, that is, to interweave one end of a rope into that of another.
  24. Term of asseveration, from the Virgin Mary; by Mary; indeed; forsooth.

Usage examples for marry

  1. When do you marry Master Wildrake? – The Love-Chase by James Sheridan Knowles
  2. Then you will marry me? – A Mere Accident by George Moore
  3. Why he didn't marry I couldn't make out. – Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty
  4. Well enough to marry me? – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  5. " Oh, I suppose so," said Nick, " when I marry – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  6. If she did not marry him now, how long would he be gone? – McAllister and His Double by Arthur Train
  7. Will she marry you to me? – An Anthology of Jugoslav Poetry; Serbian Lyrics by Various
  8. Knew that you would marry me! – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  9. But, my dear, you are going to marry me. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  10. You ought, he added shyly, to marry the best man in the world, and I hope you will. – Hildegarde's Home by Laura E. Richards
  11. " We must not marry if we could. – Not Pretty, But Precious by John Hay, et al.
  12. Peut etre he marry her, but I think not. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. Not because I did not marry but because I did. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  14. Take away her money, and will you marry her? – The Castle Inn by Stanley John Weyman
  15. I am not going to marry – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  16. You wouldn't marry her- then let her alone. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  17. But just understand this, I am not going to marry that woman if I can help it. – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard
  18. It could not be because she was to marry Malcolm Dunn. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. You mean, of course, that I must marry you. – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  20. If we ever get out of this you'll marry me, won't you? – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit