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definition of the word marry

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Infinitive
to marry

Third person singular
marries

Simple past
married

Past participle
married

Present participle
marrying

to marry (third-person singular simple present marries, present participle marrying, simple past and past participle married)

  1. (intransitive) To enter into the conjugal or connubial state; to take a husband or a wife.
    Neither of her daughters showed any desire to marry.
  2. (intransitive) To be joined together as spouses according to law or custom.
    Jones and Smith will marry in June.
  3. (transitive) 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.
  4. (transitive) To dispose of in wedlock; to give away as wife or husband.
    The king is keen to marry his daughters to influential princes.
  5. (transitive) To take for husband or wife.
    In some cultures, it is acceptable for an uncle to marry his niece.
  6. (transitive) Figuratively, to unite in the closest and most endearing relation.
    The attempt to marry medieval plainsong with speed metal produced interesting results.


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