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See also: Wed
- (transitive) To perform the marriage ceremony for; to join in matrimony.
- The priest wed the couple.
- And Adam, wedded to another Eve, / Shall live with her.
- (transitive) To take as one's spouse.
- She wed her first love.
- (intransitive) To take a spouse.
- (figuratively, transitive) To join (more or less permanently)
- Thou art wedded to calamity.
- Men are wedded to their lusts.
- 2008, Bradley Simpson, Economists with Guns, page 72:
- […] the PPS paper proposed a political doctrine that wedded modernization theory to U.S. support for national security states […]
- (figuratively, intransitive) To take to oneself and support; to espouse.
- They positively and concernedly wedded his cause.
to join in matrimony
transitive: to take as one's spouse
intransitive: to take a spouse
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- Rhymes: -ɛt
- ford, shallow river crossing
- drinking place for animals
- (ford): voorde