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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. To enter into the conjugal or connubial state; to take a husband or a wife.
  8. Indeed ! in truth ! - a term of asseveration said to have been derived from the practice of swearing by the Virgin Mary.
  9. To unite as husband and wife; to dispose of in wedlock; to bring together in close union; wed.
  10. To enter into the state of wedlock.
  11. An exclamation of surprise or affirmation.
  12. Married.
  13. Marrying.
  14. To take for husband or wife: to unite in matrimony.
  15. To enter into the married state: to take a husband or a wife:- pr. p. marrying; pa. t. and pa. p. married.
  16. To enter into wedlock.
  17. To take as a husband or wife; unite in matrimony.
  18. To unite in wedlock; espouse; wed.
  19. Indeed.
  20. To join, as husband and wife; to take for husband or wife; to wed.
  21. To enter into the married state.
  22. 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.
  23. Term of asseveration, from the Virgin Mary; by Mary; indeed; forsooth.

Usage examples for marry

  1. Take away her money, and will you marry her? – The Castle Inn by Stanley John Weyman
  2. 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
  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. If we ever get out of this you'll marry me, won't you? – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit
  5. Well enough to marry me? – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  6. You mean, of course, that I must marry you. – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  7. When do you marry, Master Wildrake? – The Love-Chase by James Sheridan Knowles
  8. You wouldn't marry her- then let her alone. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  9. Then you will marry me? – A Mere Accident by George Moore
  10. If she did not marry him now, how long would he be gone? – McAllister and His Double by Arthur Train
  11. " We must not marry, if we could. – Not Pretty, But Precious by John Hay, et al.
  12. I am not going to marry. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  13. Knew that you would marry me! – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  14. It could not be because she was to marry Malcolm Dunn. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  15. " Oh, I suppose so," said Nick, " when I marry." – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  16. 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
  17. Peut etre he marry her, but I think not. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  18. But, my dear, you are going to marry me. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  19. Not because I did not marry, but because I did. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
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