Definition of marry
- married his daughter to his partner's son
- married the girl next door
- a priest will marry them
- marry wealth
- He first married at twenty.
- married into a prominent family
He married his college sweetheart.
I asked her to marry me.
“Will you marry me?” “Yes, I will.”
They married for love, not money.
The minister has married more than 100 couples.
They hope to have a priest marry them.
They were married by a justice of the peace.
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: to become the husband or wife of (someone) : to become joined with (someone) in marriage
: to perform a ceremony in which two people get married
: to find a husband or wife for (your child)
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