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Definition of Marry


  1. To unite in wedlock or matrimony; to perform the ceremony of joining, as a man and a woman, for life; to constitute (a man and a woman) husband and wife according to the laws or customs of the place.
  2. To join according to law, (a man) to a woman as his wife, or (a woman) to a man as her husband. See the Note to def. 4.
  3. To dispose of in wedlock; to give away as wife.
  4. To take for husband or wife. See the Note below.
  5. Figuratively, to unite in the closest and most endearing relation.
  6. To enter into the conjugal or connubial state; to take a husband or a wife.
  7. Indeed ! in truth ! -- a term of asseveration said to have been derived from the practice of swearing by the Virgin Mary.

Marry Quotations

By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Winston Churchill

Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
James Dobson

I believe in soulmates, yes, but I believe you also have to work at love. I happen to believe your soulmate doesn't have to be your partner - your soulmate could be your best friend, your sibling, it doesn't have to be the person you marry.
Cheryl Cole

The government shouldn't be involved in this because it's very simple. If you don't believe in same-sex marriage, then don't marry somebody of the same sex.
Wanda Sykes
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Marry Translations

marry in Afrikaans is trou
marry in Danish is gifte sig
marry in Dutch is in de echt verbinden, trouwen
marry in German is heiraten
marry in Portuguese is casar-se, case
marry in Spanish is casarse, casar
marry in Swedish is gifta sig med, viga, gifta sig
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