Marry definitions

măr'ē
The definition of marry is to become wedded to someone and become a husband or wife, or the act of pronouncing a couple as wed, or the act of joining two things together.

When you give someone a wedding ring and say "I do," this is an example of a situation where you marry.

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To perform a marriage ceremony for.

The rabbi married the couple.

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To obtain by marriage.

Marry money.

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To join (two ropes) end to end by interweaving their strands.
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To unite in a close, usually permanent way.
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To join in marriage.

They have been married for 25 years.

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To take as a spouse.

She married him two years ago.

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To give in marriage.

They married their daughter to a nobleman.

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To enter into marriage; wed.

They married in their twenties.

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To combine or blend agreeably.

Let the flavors marry overnight.

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Used as an exclamation of surprise or emphasis.
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To take as spouse; take in marriage.
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To join closely or intimately; unite.
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To join as spouses; unite in wedlock.
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To join (an individual) to another as his or her spouse.
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To get married; take a spouse.
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To enter into a close or intimate relationship; unite.
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Used to express surprise, anger, etc., or, sometimes, merely to provide emphasis.
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(intransitive) To enter into the conjugal or connubial state; to take a husband or a wife. [from 14th c.]

Neither of her daughters showed any desire to marry.

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(in passive) To be joined to (someone) as spouse according to law or custom. [from 14th c.]

She was not happily married.

His daughter was married some five years ago to a tailor's apprentice.

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To dispose of in wedlock; to give away as wife or husband. [from 14th c.]
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To take for husband or wife. [from 15th c.]

In some cultures, it is acceptable for an uncle to marry his niece.

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Figuratively, to unite in the closest and most endearing relation. [from 15th c.]

The attempt to marry medieval plainsong with speed metal produced interesting results.

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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. [from 16th c.]

A justice of the peace will marry Jones and Smith.

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(nautical) To place (two ropes) alongside each other so that they may be grasped and hauled on at the same time.
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(nautical) To join (two ropes) end to end so that both will pass through a block.
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(obsolete) Indeed!, in truth!; a term of asseveration.
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Origin of marry

Middle English marien, from Anglo-Norman marier, from Latin marÄ«tāre (“to wed"), from marÄ«tus (“husband, suitor"), from Proto-Indo-European *meryo (“young man"), same source as Sanskrit मर्य (marya, “suitor, young man"). Compare its feminine derivatives - Welsh morwyn (“girl"), merch (“daughter"), Crimean Gothic marzus (“wedding"), Ancient Greek μεῖραξ (meirax, “boy; girl"), Lithuanian martì (“bride"), Avestan [script?] (mairya, “yeoman").[script?])