Definition of Marriage. Meaning of Marriage. Synonyms of Marriage
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Definition of Marriage
MarriageMarriage Mar"riage, n. [OE. mariage, F. mariage. See Marry,
1. The act of marrying, or the state of being married; legal
union of a man and a woman for life, as husband and wife;
Marriage is honorable in all. --Heb. xiii.
2. The marriage vow or contract. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
3. A feast made on the occasion of a marriage.
The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king
which made a marriage for his son. --Matt. xxii.
4. Any intimate or close union.
(a) The business of bringing about marriages.
(b) The payment made or demanded for the procurement of a
Marriage favors, knots of white ribbons, or bunches of
white flowers, worn at weddings.
Marriage settlement (Law), a settlement of property in
view, and in consideration, of marriage.
Syn: Matrimony; wedlock; wedding; nuptials.
Usage: Marriage, Matrimony, Wedlock. Marriage is
properly the act which unites the two parties, and
matrimony the state into which they enter. Marriage
is, however, often used for the state as well as the
act. Wedlock is the old Anglo-Saxon term for
Meaning of Marriage from wikipedia
, also called matrimony
or wedlock, is a culturally recognised union between
spouses, that establishes rights
- Same-**** marriage
, also known
as **** marriage
, is the marriage
of two people
of the same **** or gender, entered
into in a civil
- In the United
States, the availability
of legally-recognized same-**** marriage expanded
from one state
in 2004 to all fifty states
in 2015 through
- A cousin marriage
is a marriage where
with common grandparents
who share other fairly recent
- Morganatic marriage
, sometimes called
a left-handed marriage
, is a marriage between people
of unequal social
in the context
- In Islam, marriage
(Arabic: نِكَاح, romanized: Nikāḥ) is a legal contract between
a man and a woman. Both the groom
and the bride
are to consent
- Marriage Story
is a 2019 drama
by Noah Baumbach, who produced
the film with David
Heyman. It stars Scarlett Johansson
vows are promises
in a couple makes
to the other during
a wedding ceremony based
upon Western Christian
norms. They are not universal...
- Sororate marriage
is a type of marriage
a husband engages
or ****ual relations
with the sister
of his wife, usually after
(Arabic: نكاح المسيار, romanized: nikah al-misyar or more often
زواج المسيار zawaj
al-misyar "traveller's marriage
") is a type of marriage
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