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married

adjective

Definition of married

  1. 1a :  being in the state of matrimony :  weddedb :  of or relating to marriage :  connubial

  2. 2 :  united, joined

Examples of married in a Sentence

  1. They are happily married with several children.

  2. a sermon on the joys and responsibilities of married love

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First Known Use of married

14th century


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married

noun

Definition of married

plural

marrieds

or

married

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

First Known Use of married

1897




MARRIED Defined for English Language Learners

married

adjective

Definition of married for English Language Learners

  • : united in marriage

  • : having a husband or wife

  • : of or relating to marriage

married

noun

Definition of married for English Language Learners

  • : a married person



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