marital

adjective mar·i·tal \ ˈmer-ə-tᵊl , ˈma-rə- \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of marital

1 :of or relating to marriage or the married state
  • marital vows
2 :of or relating to a husband and his role in marriage

maritally

play \-tᵊl-ē\ adverb

Examples of marital in a Sentence

  1. They've been having marital problems.

  2. neither of them ever forgot their marital vows, no matter how hard things sometimes got

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Origin and Etymology of marital

Latin maritalis, from maritus married



MARITAL Defined for English Language Learners

marital

adjective

Definition of marital for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to marriage


MARITAL Defined for Kids

marital

adjective mar·i·tal \ ˈmer-ə-tᵊl \

Definition of marital for Students

:of or relating to marriage

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marital

adjective mar·i·tal \ ˈmar-ət-ᵊl \

legal Definition of marital

:of or relating to marriage or the married state


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