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
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Recently, I was put to the task of videotaping the wedding.
Some of my husband's family would not come to our wedding because we were married in a Catholic Church.
Ultra-Orthodox rabbis strictly govern Jewish practices in Israel such as weddings, divorces, burials and conversions.
Her world as told in the opera includes joyous dancing by brilliantly costumed Mexican dancers at her wedding to Diego.
The wedding also comes at a pivotal moment for Mnuchin.
But for this special wedding contest, the winning couple will be the first to tie the knot at the famous White Castle in Las Vegas.
Rhodes was in Maine to attend the wedding of a fellow Obama alum, speechwriter Jon Favreau, but that had not stopped him from fighting back against Trump.
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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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