marital status


Definition of marital status

  1. :  the state of being married or not married —used on official forms to ask if a person is married, single, divorced, or widowed Please enter your marital status.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of or relating to marriage or the married state

    :  of or relating to a husband and his role in marriage

  1. :  position or rank in relation to others

    :  relative rank in a hierarchy of prestige

    :  high prestige

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