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Synonyms for dowry
ˈdaʊ ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dowry, dowery, dower, portion(noun)

    money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage

    Synonyms:
    fortune, destiny, circumstances, lot, serving, dowery, component, dower, portion, part, percentage, parcel, share, constituent, helping, luck, component part, fate

Wiktionary

  1. dowry(noun)

    Synonyms:
    marriage portion

  2. dowry(noun)

    Property or payment given by one spouse or his/her family to the other spouse or her/his family at time of marriage. (In some cultures, the dowry is given from wife to husband, in others vice versa.)

    Synonyms:
    marriage portion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dowry(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dower

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    dot, dower

How to pronounce dowry?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say dowry in sign language?

  1. dowry

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How to use dowry in a sentence?

  1. Joshua Kaputah:

    Some families are hungry and the prospect of receiving two or three cows as dowry is quite tempting.

  2. Vibhuti Patel:

    They would see a daughter as a liability. A daughter means you have to spend. Sons are called blank checks, (In-laws) know they're going to get easy money from dowry.


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