verb (marr, i, ed)
- (intransitive) To enter into the conjugal or connubial state; to take a husband or a wife.
- Neither of her daughters showed any desire to .
- (intransitive) To be joined together as spouses according to law or custom.
- Jones and Smith will in June.
- (transitive) 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.
- A justice of the peace will Jones and Smith.
- (transitive) To dispose of in wedlock; to give away as wife or husband.
- The king is keen to his daughters to influential princes.
- (transitive) To take for husband or wife.
- In some cultures, it is acceptable for an uncle to his niece.
- (transitive) Figuratively, to unite in the closest and most endearing relation.
- The attempt to medieval plainsong with speed metal produced interesting results.
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