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English verb: marry

1. marry (social) take in marriage


ExamplesSam and Sue marry, Sam cannot marry Sue


Synonymsconjoin, espouse, get hitched with, get married, hook up with, wed


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)unify, unite


Narrower (hyponym)inmarry, intermarry, mismarry, remarry, wive, wive


Verb groupmarry, splice, tie, wed

2. marry (social) perform a marriage ceremony


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


Synonymssplice, tie, wed


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)officiate


Narrower (hyponym)solemnise, solemnize


Verb groupconjoin, espouse, get hitched with, get married, hook up with, marry, wed









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