Marriage

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Marriage->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ marriage
marriage
matrimony
wedlock
union
intermarriage
miscegenation
the bonds of marriage
vinculum matrimonii
nuptial tie
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ married state
married state
coverture
bed
cohabitation
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ match
match
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ betrothment
betrothment
&c.(promise) 768
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ wedding
wedding
nuptials
Hymen
bridal
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ espousals
espousals
spousals
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ leading to the altar
leading to the altar
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ nuptial benediction
nuptial benediction
epithalamium
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sealing
sealing
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ torch of Hymen
torch of Hymen
temple of Hymen
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ hymeneal altar
hymeneal altar
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ honeymoon
honeymoon
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ bridesmaid
bridesmaid
bridesman
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ bride
bride
bridegroom
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ married man
married man
married woman
married couple
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ neogamist
neogamist
Benedict
partner
spouse
mate
yokemate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ husband
husband
man
consort
baron
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ old man
old man
good man
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ wife of one's bosom
wife of one's bosom
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ helpmate
helpmate
rib
better half
gray mare
old woman
old lady
good wife
goodwife
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ feme
feme
feme coverte
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ squaw
squaw
lady
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ matron
matron
matronage
matronhood
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ man and wife
man and wife
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ wedded pair
wedded pair
Darby and Joan
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ spiritual wife
spiritual wife
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ monogamy
monogamy
bigamy
digamy
deuterogamy
trigamy
polygamy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ mormonism
mormonism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ levirate
levirate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ spiritual wifery
spiritual wifery
spiritual wifeism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ polyandrism
polyandrism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ Turk
Turk
bluebeard
GRP: \\ N \\ 9
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ unlawful marriage
unlawful marriage
left-handed marriage
morganatic marriage
ill-assorted marriage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ mesalliance
mesalliance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ mariage de convenance
mariage de convenance
GRP: \\ N \\ 10
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ marriage broker
marriage broker
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ matrimonial agency
matrimonial agency
matrimonial agent
matrimonial bureau
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ schatchen
schatchen
PARAG:Marriage->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ marry
marry
wive
take to oneself a wife
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be married
be married
be spliced
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go off
go off
pair off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ wed
wed
espouse
lead to the hymeneal altar
take
=>for better for worse,
for better for worse
give one's hand to
bestow one's hand upon
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ marry
marry
join
handfast
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ couple
couple
&c.(unit) 43
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ tie the nuptial knot
tie the nuptial knot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ give away
give away
give away in marriage
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ seal
seal
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ ally
ally
affiance
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ betroth
betroth
&c.(promise) 768
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ publish the banns
publish the banns
bid the banns
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be asked in church
be asked in church
PARAG:Marriage->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ married
married
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ one
one
one bone and one flesh
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ marriageable
marriageable
nubile
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ engaged
engaged
betrothed
affianced
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ matrimonial
matrimonial
marital
conjugal
connubial
wedded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ nuptial
nuptial
hymeneal
spousal
bridal

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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