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Synonyms for marriage
ˈmær ɪdʒ

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term marriage.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. marriage, matrimony, union, spousal relationship, wedlock(noun)

    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 wife(noun)

    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 ceremony(noun)

    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. marriage(noun)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. marriage(noun)

    Synonyms:
    matrimony, wedding

    Antonyms:
    divorce

  2. marriage(noun)

    The state of being married.

    You should enter marriage for love.

    Synonyms:
    wedding, matrimony

    Antonyms:
    divorce

  3. marriage(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    wedding, matrimony

    Antonyms:
    divorce

  4. marriage(noun)

    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. marriage(noun)

    A close union.

    Synonyms:
    matrimony, wedding

    Antonyms:
    divorce

  6. marriage(noun)

    A joining of two parts.

    Synonyms:
    matrimony, wedding

    Antonyms:
    divorce

  7. marriage(noun)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. marriage(n.)

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

  2. marriage(n.)

    Synonyms:
    matrimony, wedlock

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "marriage":

    wedding, marriages, wedlock, marital, matrimony, matrimonial, married, marry, weddings, marriageable, couple

How to pronounce marriage?

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

How to say marriage in sign language?

  1. marriage

Words popularity by usage frequency

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How to use marriage in a sentence?

  1. Woody Allen:

    There are three rings involved with marriage. The engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering.

  2. Austin Nimocks:

    We are hopeful the Supreme Court will uphold the freedom of the people to affirm marriage.

  3. Ken Burns:

    Other music genres are separated and isolated by celebrity, by bold faced names, they're going through that same stuff, and People Magazine's going to discover them and ferret People Magazine out and tell you, or the tabloids will. But with country it's right in your face. You know what's going on when somebody miscarries. You know when this person's marriage is over or when somebody falls in love. That's a particularly intimate thing.

  4. Pete Buttigieg:

    My marriage to Chasten has made me a better man. And yes, Mr. Vice President, it has moved me closer to God, that's the thing I wish the Mike Pences of the world would understand : That if you have a problem with who I am, your quarrel is not with me. Your quarrel, sir, is with my creator.

  5. Hakeem Odumosu:

    As police officers, we are to enforce the laws, so on the same-sex marriage now, we stand by the position of the law.


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