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Synonyms for marry
ˈmær imar·ry

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  1. marryverb

    get married, wed


  2. marryverb

    To enter into the conjugal or connubial state; to take a husband or a wife.

    Neither of her daughters showed any desire to marry.

    wed, get married


  3. marryverb

    To be joined to (someone) as spouse according to law or custom.

    get married, wed


  4. marryverb

    To dispose of in wedlock; to give away as wife or husband.

    get married, wed


  5. marryverb

    To take for husband or wife.

    In some cultures, it is acceptable for an uncle to marry his niece.

    get married, wed


  6. marryverb

    Figuratively, to unite in the closest and most endearing relation.

    The attempt to marry medieval plainsong with speed metal produced interesting results.

    get married, wed


  7. marryverb

    To unite in wedlock or matrimony; to perform the ceremony of joining spouses, ostensibly for life; to constitute a marital union according to the laws or customs of the place.

    A justice of the peace will marry Jones and Smith.

    get married, wed


Princeton's WordNet

  1. marry, get married, wed, conjoin, hook up with, get hitched with, espouseverb

    take in marriage

    follow, hook up with, get hitched with, espouse, conjoin, wed, tie, sweep up, adopt, join, get married, splice, embrace

  2. marry, wed, tie, spliceverb

    perform a marriage ceremony

    "The minister married us on Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got spliced on Hawaii"

    link, hook up with, get hitched with, espouse, conjoin, wed, tie, connect, attach, bond, link up, draw, get married, splice, bind

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. marryverb

    wed, espouse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "marry":

    marrying, marriage, married, wife, wedding, marier, wedlock, marie, marries


  1. List of known nicknames for "Marry":

    Marrie, Mary, Merry

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How to use marry in a sentence?

  1. Sir Walter Raleigh:

    Remember, that if thou marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which perchance will neither last nor please thee one year and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all for the desire dieth when it is attained, and the affection perisheth when it is satisfied.

  2. Alec Baldwin:

    Jared, you're such an inspiration, you've shown everybody that if you are born rich and marry my daughter, you can do anything you want.

  3. Peter Navarro:

    My job at The White House now is to help marry the full force of the federal government with the full power of private enterprise to mobilize our industrial base and thereby quickly get what we need, most urgently Personal Protective Equipment such as masks and gloves and testing kit element like swabs, it's been enormously helpful that the President signed the DPA last week. We've seen a noticeable uptick in the intensity of that mobilization, and my office is using the DPA every day as quiet leverage to turbocharge the great outpouring of volunteer efforts from the business community.

  4. Tallulah Bankhead:

    No man worth his salt, no man of spirit and spine, no man for whom I could have any respect, could rejoice in the identification of Tallulah's husband. It's tough enough to be bogged down in a legend. It would be even tougher to marry one.

  5. Mary Todd Lincoln:

    I would rather marry a good man, a man of mind, with a hope and bright prospects ahead for position, fame and power than to marry all the houses, gold and bones in the world.

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