married

adjective

Definition of married 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1a : being in the state of matrimony : wedded
b : of or relating to marriage : connubial
2 : united, joined

married

noun
plural marrieds or married

Definition of married (Entry 2 of 2)

: a married person young marrieds are paid undue … attention— Paul Goodman

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Synonyms & Antonyms for married

Synonyms: Adjective

conjugal, connubial, marital, matrimonial, nuptial, wedded

Antonyms: Adjective

nonmarital

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Examples of married in a Sentence

Adjective

They are happily married with several children. a sermon on the joys and responsibilities of married love

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective

The married couple Instagrammed from their mini-moon. Marilyn La Jeunesse, Teen Vogue, "Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra's Best Moments of 2018," 27 Dec. 2018 Instead, Tisha Campbell will be the new face of Carol, who is married to the Baxters' next-door-neighbor, Chuck (Jonathan Adams), and is a close friend to Vanessa Baxter (Nancy Travis). Megan Stein, Country Living, "'Last Man Standing' Is Replacing Another Favorite Character," 21 Dec. 2018 Four of the band’s five original members did, in fact, identify as LGBTQ: Ricky, Schneider and Strickland as gay men, and Pierson, who was involved with a man until the early 2000s, is now married to a woman. Kera Bolonik, Billboard, "The B-52s On a 40-Year Career as LGBTQ Pioneers, and the Tragedy That Almost Cut It Short," 14 June 2018 Starring William Powell and Myrna as Nick and Nora, the film follows the married couple on a holiday break that takes them from San Fransisco to New York. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "13 Classic Christmas Movies That Millennials Should Definitely Watch," 6 Dec. 2018 The newlyweds made their first official public appearance as a married couple at the India launch of the app Bumble in New Delhi. Abby Gardner, Glamour, "This Is Why Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas Are Delaying Their Honeymoon," 5 Dec. 2018 Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have made their first appearance officially as a married couple today. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas Make Their First Post-Wedding Appearance," 3 Dec. 2018 Charles and Ray Eames were a married couple who were also creative partners. Maggie Burch, House Beautiful, "This Is What Makes The Eames Lounge Chair So Special," 7 Nov. 2018 Courtesy Hay Hay was founded in 2002 by Mette and Rolf Hay, a married couple, and businessman Troels Holch Povlsen. Diana Budds, Curbed, "Is America ready for Denmark’s coolest design brand?," 1 Nov. 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Econ- omies of scale—everything from splitting rent to sharing groceries—can also help marrieds quickly build wealth (that’s the value of your assets like savings and stocks and property, minus any debt). Kerri Anne Renzulli, Glamour, "Here's How Your Relationship Status Affects Your Bank Account," 18 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of married

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Noun

1897, in the meaning defined above

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More Definitions for married

married

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of married

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: united in marriage

: having a husband or wife

: of or relating to marriage

married

noun

English Language Learners Definition of married (Entry 2 of 2)

: a married person

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