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  • EN [ ˈmærɪdʒ]
  • US [ ˈmærɪdʒ]

English definition


  • 1. the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce);

    • "a long and happy marriage"
    • "God bless this union"
  • 2. two people who are married to each other;

    • "his second marriage was happier than the first"
    • "a married couple without love"
  • 3. the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony;

    • "their marriage was conducted in the chapel"
  • 4. a close and intimate union;

    • "the marriage of music and dance"
    • "a marriage of ideas"

Example sentences

  • She chicaned him into marriage.

  • The news of their marriage was not made public until three months later.

  • The old law could sentence a woman to an unbearable marriage for life, but this is now all changing.

  • The singer star's marriage got a lot of publicity.

  • Many women successfully mix marriage and career.

  • The father opposed to his son's marriage.

  • Some young people push their parents aside after their marriage.

  • A plural marriage is forbidden by many countries.

  • Did he propose marriage to you?

  • She pondered his marriage proposal for weeks.

  • The marriage of them is a pure love match.

  • He has not advised his friends of his marriage.

  • Their parents unwillingly [ grudgingly ] consented to the marriage.

  • His political reputation was damaged due to his illegal marriage.

  • He is desirous of her hand in marriage.

  • Her sudden marriage is the talk of the street.

  • It was money trouble that broke up their marriage.

  • Their families are now connected by marriage.

  • They lost the nearness of the first months of their marriage.

  • Her first marriage ended unhappy.

  • No one had seen her marriage certificate.

  • He regarded his marriage merely as a means to an end.

  • When a marriage ends, the former husband and wife often contend over the children.

  • Their whole marriage had been a charade—they had never loved each other.

  • The marriage lasted only a week and was never consummated.

  • Marriage had not mellowed him.

  • Marriage seems to be going out of fashion.

  • He must have been aware that my parents' marriage was breaking up.

Phrase collocation

  • by marriage

    as a result of a marriage

    • the estate passed by marriage to the Burlingtons.

  • in marriage

    as husband or wife

    • he asked my father for my &B{hand in marriage}.

  • marriage of convenience

    a marriage concluded to achieve a practical purpose

Synonym discrimination

  • wedding, marriage



Meaning of marriage

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