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Synonyms for espousal
ɪˈspaʊ zəl, -səles·pousal

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. espousal

    Matrimony denotes the state of those who are united in the relation of husband and wife; marriage denotes primarily the act of so uniting, but is extensively used for the state as well. Wedlock, a word of specific legal use, is the Saxon term for the state or relation denoted by matrimony. Wedding denotes the ceremony, with any attendant festivities, by which two persons are united as husband and wife, nuptials being the more formal and stately term to express the same idea.

    Synonyms:
    conjugal union, espousals, marriage, matrimony, nuptials, spousal, spousals, union, wedding, wedlock

    Antonyms:
    bachelorhood, celibacy, divorce, maidenhood, virginity, widowhood

    Preposition:
    Marriage of or between two persons; of one person to or with another; among the Greeks.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bridal, espousalnoun

    archaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast

    Synonyms:
    acceptance, adoption, betrothal, bridal, acceptation

  2. betrothal, espousalnoun

    the act of becoming betrothed or engaged

    Synonyms:
    acceptance, adoption, bridal, betrothal, acceptation, troth, engagement

  3. adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousalnoun

    the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception

    "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"

    Synonyms:
    word sense, acceptance, credence, adoption, word meaning, bridal, sufferance, banker's acceptance, betrothal, borrowing, acceptation, toleration

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. espousalnoun

    Synonyms:
    espousing, betrothing

  2. espousalnoun

    Synonyms:
    adoption, defence, support, maintenance

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