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Synonyms for matrimony
ˈmæ trəˌmoʊ nimat·ri·mo·ny

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. matrimonynoun

    marriage or the state of being married

    Synonyms:
    wedlock, marriage

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. matrimony

    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, marriage, 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 WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  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, unification, coupling, sum, spousal relationship, sexual union, trade union, union, man and wife, wedlock, marriage, marriage ceremony, mating, wedding, brotherhood, labor union, jointure, married couple

  2. matrimonynoun

    the ceremony or sacrament of marriage

    Synonyms:
    wedlock, spousal relationship, marriage, union

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. matrimonynoun

    Synonyms:
    marriage, wedlock, nuptial state

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. matrimonynoun

    Synonyms:
    marriage, wedlock

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "matrimony":

    marriage, wedding, wedlock

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How to use matrimony in a sentence?

  1. Peter De Vries:

    The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds -- they mature slowly.

  2. George Farquhar:

    When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into -- matrimony.

  3. Oliver Goldsmith:

    It seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them.

  4. Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield:

    In matters of religion and matrimony I never give any advice because I will not have anybody's torments in this world or the next laid to my charge.

  5. Kimano M. Edwards:

    The matrimony of morality and laws is the ark of Western civilization. What we are witnessing is the tragic divorce of civility and humanity that results from discord between the two.


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