by marriage

Definition of by marriage

  1. —used to say that a relationship is created because one person is married to a family member of the other She is my aunt by marriage. They are related by marriage. an aunt by marriage

Word by Word Definitions

marriageplay
  1. :  the state of being united as spouses in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law

    :  the mutual relation of married persons :  wedlock

    :  the institution whereby individuals are joined in a marriage


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