married

adjective
mar·​ried | \ ˈmer-ēd How to pronounce married (audio) , ˈma-rēd \

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

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 Families qualify for a full credit if their income is below $75,000 for single filers, $112,000 for people filing as head of household, or $150,000 for married couples who file jointly. Sabrina Eaton, cleveland, 15 July 2021 The payments begin to phase out at incomes of $75,000 for individuals, $112,500 for heads of household and $150,000 for married couples. Josh Boak, ajc, 15 July 2021 The payments begin to phase out at incomes of $75,000 for individuals, $112,500 for heads of household and $150,000 for married couples. Josh Boak, Star Tribune, 15 July 2021 The first wave went to eligible taxpayers who were able to exclude up to $10,200; the second phase is primarily married couples who filed a joint return and are eligible to exclude up to $20,400. Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, al, 15 July 2021 The payments begin to phase out at incomes of $75,000 for individuals, $112,500 for heads of household and $150,000 for married couples. Josh Boak, chicagotribune.com, 15 July 2021 The payments begin to phase out at incomes of $75,000 for individuals, $112,500 for heads of household and $150,000 for married couples. Josh Boak, sun-sentinel.com, 15 July 2021 Households above those levels still get the $2,000 credit, which retains the prior income phaseouts starting at $200,000 for individuals and $400,000 for married couples. Richard Rubin, WSJ, 15 July 2021 Now Lachey is married to singer Nick Lachey, and the pair are raising their children Camden, 8, Brooklyn, 6 and Phoenix, 4. Topher Gauk-roger, PEOPLE.com, 14 July 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun While visiting his home country in August, the 23-year-old married and then returned to Portland to get immigration papers to bring his new wife to live with him. oregonlive, 16 Dec. 2020 Joe seemed to find his place in the conviviality of saloon life — the constant company of other people; the distracting kookiness and drama of the regulars; the dutiful marrieds, the swingers. Ginia Bellafante, New York Times, 18 Apr. 2020 Also in the news, a London School of Economics professor and author of a forthcoming book claimed childless single people are happier than marrieds. Allison Schrager, Quartz, 20 June 2019 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, 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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The first known use of married was in the 14th century

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marriage portion

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19 Jul 2021

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“Married.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/married. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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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)

informal : a married person

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