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Synonyms for marriage
ˈmær ɪdʒmar·riage

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  1. marriagenoun

    matrimony, wedding


  2. marriagenoun

    The state of being married.

    You should enter marriage for love.

    wedding, matrimony


  3. marriagenoun

    The union of two (or sometimes more) people, usually to the exclusion of all others.

    wedding, matrimony


  4. marriagenoun

    A wedding; a ceremony in which people wed.

    You are cordially invited to the marriage of James Smith and Jane Doe.

    wedding, matrimony


  5. marriagenoun

    A close union.

    matrimony, wedding


  6. marriagenoun

    A joining of two parts.

    matrimony, wedding


  7. marriagenoun

    A king and a queen, when held as a hand in Texas hold 'em and some other card games.

    matrimony, wedding


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. marriage

    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.

    conjugal union, espousal, espousals, matrimony, nuptials, spousal, spousals, union, wedding, wedlock

    bachelorhood, celibacy, divorce, maidenhood, virginity, widowhood

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. marriage

    nuptials, matrimony, espousals, wedding, wedlock

    celibacy, virginity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. marriage, matrimony, union, spousal relationship, wedlocknoun

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

    "a long and happy marriage"; "God bless this union"

    conjugation, pairing, conglutination, join, trades union, uniting, matrimony, unification, coupling, sum, spousal relationship, sexual union, trade union, union, man and wife, wedlock, marriage ceremony, mating, wedding, brotherhood, labor union, jointure, married couple

  2. marriage, married couple, man and wifenoun

    two people who are married to each other

    "his second marriage was happier than the first"; "a married couple without love"

    married couple, marriage ceremony, wedlock, man and wife, wedding, matrimony, spousal relationship, union

  3. marriage, wedding, marriage ceremonynoun

    the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony

    "their marriage was conducted in the chapel"

    married couple, marriage ceremony, wedlock, wedding party, hymeneals, man and wife, wedding, wedding ceremony, matrimony, spousal relationship, nuptials, union

  4. marriagenoun

    a close and intimate union

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

    married couple, marriage ceremony, wedlock, man and wife, wedding, matrimony, spousal relationship, union

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. marriagenoun

    nuptials, wedding, espousals, spousals, nuptial rites

  2. marriagenoun

    matrimony, wedlock

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How to use marriage in a sentence?

  1. Anthony Scaramucci:

    I almost got divorced through this whole fiasco, thank God my wife and I were able to put the marriage back together. I don't know why George Conway is hitting George Conway that hard. The President waited four months before The President responded. And, you know, Kellyanne Conway seems to be defending The President, so I want to stay out of that one because I don't like getting involved in people's relationships, particularly after the fiasco that I went through.

  2. Todd Godfrey:

    For us, building your tree usually starts with census records and birth and marriage and death, and those are the core of doing your family history, but there are these categories that tell the story, that help you understand the person better. We really think that this is another category that sheds light on that story.

  3. Anthony Figueroa:

    Ms. Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein would obviously be doing stuff, all three of them together, they would all go out to clubs to pick up girls and try and find them to bring back for Jeffrey Epstein. FEDERAL JUDGE SLAMS GHISLAINE MAXWELL FOR MISLEADING COURT ON WEALTH, MARRIAGE.

  4. Komal Nahta:

    These days, rarely does a girl stay at home after marriage, she works outside, if she wants to, and that is reflected in our films.

  5. John McAdams:

    Shame on her, someone should tell her you don’t call opposition to gay marriage homophobia. People have a right to express that opinion.

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