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Synonyms for marriage
ˈmær ɪdʒmar·riage

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Wiktionary

  1. marriagenoun

    Synonyms:
    matrimony, wedding

    Antonyms:
    divorce

  2. marriagenoun

    The state of being married.

    You should enter marriage for love.

    Synonyms:
    wedding, matrimony

    Antonyms:
    divorce

  3. marriagenoun

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

    Synonyms:
    wedding, matrimony

    Antonyms:
    divorce

  4. marriagenoun

    A wedding; a ceremony in which people wed.

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

    Synonyms:
    matrimony, wedding

    Antonyms:
    divorce

  5. marriagenoun

    A close union.

    Synonyms:
    matrimony, wedding

    Antonyms:
    divorce

  6. marriagenoun

    A joining of two parts.

    Synonyms:
    matrimony, wedding

    Antonyms:
    divorce

  7. marriagenoun

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

    Synonyms:
    matrimony, wedding

    Antonyms:
    divorce

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.

    Synonyms:
    conjugal union, espousal, espousals, 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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. marriage

    Synonyms:
    nuptials, matrimony, espousals, wedding, wedlock

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. marriagenoun

    Synonyms:
    nuptials, wedding, espousals, spousals, nuptial rites

  2. marriagenoun

    Synonyms:
    matrimony, wedlock

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How to use marriage in a sentence?

  1. Raha Bahreini:

    We fear that there are other unreported cases every year. Women and girls in Iran face domestic violence on a widespread basis, and the Iranian authorities have consistently failed in their obligations to protect the lives and safety of women and girls, iranian authorities have yet to adopt specific legislation criminalizing gender-based violence against women and girls, including domestic violence, marital rape, and early and forced marriage, all of which remain widespread.

  2. Jimmy Townsend:

    Marriage teaches you loyalty, forbearance, self-restraint, meekness, and a great many other things you wouldn't need if you had stayed single.

  3. 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.

  4. Robert Schapiro:

    There is nothing under our law that compels a rabbi, minister or pastor of any kind to perform a marriage that that person doesn’t want to perform, that was the law before the Supreme Court decision. And that remains the law afterwards.

  5. Annamarie Tendler:

    I am heartbroken that John has decided to end our marriage, i wish him support and success as he continues his recovery.

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