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Synonyms for dowry
ˈdaʊ ridow·ry

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  1. dowrynoun

    Synonyms:
    marriage portion

  2. dowrynoun

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dowry, dowery, dower, portionnoun

    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

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  1. dowrynoun

    Synonyms:
    dower

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dowry":

    dot, dower

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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. Pete Snyder:

    I married a girl from Memphis, Tenn., and the BBQ came as a dowry. We actually have a BBQ smoker—Pete’s Pig Rig.

  3. 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.

  4. Pete Snyder:

    I am a world certified BBQ judge, i married a girl from Memphis, Tenn., and the BBQ came as a dowry. We actually have a BBQ smoker—Pete’s Pig Rig.

  5. Sandhya Pillai:

    Legally it is banned, but it is a socially accepted practice, nobody feels that it is not OK to give or take dowry, irrespective of the law.


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