Definition of wedding
1 : a marriage ceremony usually with its accompanying festivities : nuptials
2 : an act, process, or instance of joining in close association
3 : a wedding anniversary or its celebration —usually used in combination a golden wedding
Examples of wedding in a Sentence
The wedding will be at 2:00 p.m.
the couple chose to have a garden wedding
Recent Examples of wedding from the Web
A homeless man took the wedding ring off the finger of a man who died in last week’s knife attack aboard a Portland train, city police said Friday.
Not without controversy but without the old political stigma, the diaspora and its descendants are traveling to Havana for quinces and wedding photo shoots amid colonial architecture and white-sand beaches.
Like the wedding reception of a runaway bride, the Paris Agreement on global warming is free to go on, just minus a pretty important player.
Their wedding story has been shared nearly 50,000 times on the inspirational stories Facebook page Love What Matters.
The 65-acre public garden provides a beautiful floral background for any wedding.
Diane Kruger’s backless gown featured wedding-cake tiers; Elle Fanning’s dress was covered in feathery flowers; and Aishwarya Rai’s voluminous ballgown deserved its own red carpet — or, at least, its own seat on the plane.
Meanwhile, things seem to be improving between Sheila Downs and Nate Duhon, who defended his wife when her father complained that Downs didn't invite her sister's boyfriend to their small wedding at the Palmer House Hilton.
Many were too sick to devise elaborate rituals, but others had chosen the location, attendees, readings and music as if planning a wedding.
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First Known Use of wedding
before 12th century
WEDDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wedding for English Language Learners
: a ceremony at which two people are married to each other
WEDDING Defined for Kids
Definition of wedding for Students
: a marriage ceremony
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