What is another word for wedding?

Synonyms for wedding
ˈwɛd ɪŋwed·ding

This thesaurus page includes all potential synonyms, words with the same meaning and similar terms for the word wedding.

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wedding

    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, marriage, matrimony, nuptials, spousal, spousals, union, 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 Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wedding

    espousals, marriage, nuptials

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wedding, wedding ceremony, nuptials, hymenealsnoun

    the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed

    marriage ceremony, wedding ceremony, nuptials, marriage, wedding party, hymeneals

  2. 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, marriage, wedding ceremony, matrimony, spousal relationship, nuptials, union

  3. wedding, wedding partynoun

    a party of people at a wedding

    marriage ceremony, wedding ceremony, nuptials, marriage, wedding party, hymeneals

Matched Categories

Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. weddingnoun

    marriage, nuptials, espousals, bridal, marriage ceremony, nuptial rites

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. weddingnoun

    nuptials, marriage, espousals

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "wedding":

    marriage, wedlock, marriages, married, marry, matrimony, marie, weddings, honeymoon

Suggested Resources

  1. Wedding

    Wedding vs. Marriage -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Wedding and Marriage.

How to pronounce wedding?

How to say wedding in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency


How to use wedding in a sentence?

  1. Margot Asquith:

    She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake.

  2. Belinda Brett:

    This will stop the rest of our postponements, dancing’s such a key part of the cultural tradition of a lot of weddings, equally mingling. A lot of clients didn’t want to spend the budget on a wedding where you walk in a room and sit at a table all night.

  3. Marta Kauffman:

    When we did the lesbian wedding episode of' Friends,' everybody was up in arms.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    I haven’t faced that circumstance, i have not had a loved one have a gay wedding.

  5. The FBI:

    When you're a mujahid [violent jihadi fighter] your death becomes a wedding.

Translations for wedding

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for wedding »


Find a translation for the wedding synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"wedding." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 12 Apr. 2024. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/wedding>.

Discuss these wedding synonyms with the community:


    Are we missing a good synonym for wedding?

    Image or illustration of


    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Synonyms.com


    Are you a human thesaurus?

    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    A protagonist
    B adversary
    C opposer
    D opponent

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for wedding: