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Definition of Marriage


  1. The act of marrying, or the state of being married; legal union of a man and a woman for life, as husband and wife; wedlock; matrimony.
  2. The marriage vow or contract.
  3. A feast made on the occasion of a marriage.
  4. Any intimate or close union.
  5. In bezique, penuchle, and similar games at cards, the combination of a king and queen of the same suit. If of the trump suit, it is called a royal marriage.
More "Marriage" Quotations

Marriage Translations

marriage in Afrikaans is huwelik
marriage in Dutch is huwelijk, echt, echtverbintenis
marriage in French is mariage
marriage in German is Heirat, Heirat, Ehe
marriage in Italian is sposalizio, sposalizio, matrimonio
marriage in Latin is matrimonium
marriage in Norwegian is ekteskap
marriage in Spanish is casamiento, matrimonio, casamiento