intermarry

verb in·ter·mar·ry \ ˌin-tər-ˈmer-ē , -ˈma-rē \
Updated on: 27 Jan 2018

Definition of intermarry

intransitive verb
1 a : to marry each other
b : to marry within a group
2 : to become connected by intermarriage

Examples of intermarry in a Sentence

  1. The settlers and the native people seldom intermarried.

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First Known Use of intermarry

1574


INTERMARRY Defined for English Language Learners

intermarry

verb

Definition of intermarry for English Language Learners

  • : to marry a member of a different racial, social, or religious group


INTERMARRY Defined for Kids

intermarry

verb in·ter·mar·ry \ ˌin-tər-ˈmer-ē \

Definition of intermarry for Students

intermarried; intermarrying
: to marry a member of a different group


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