Thesaurus

marriage

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of marriage

  1. 1 a union representing a special kind of social and legal partnership between two people some religions consider marriage a sacrament Synonyms of marriage conjugality, connubiality, match, matrimony, wedlock Words Related to marriage monogamy; bigamy, polyandry, polygamy, polygyny; intermarriage, miscegenation, mixed marriage, remarriage; cohabitation, common-law marriage; civil union, domestic partnership; attachment, commitment, relationship; betrothal, engagement, espousal, hand, pledge, promise, proposal, troth Near Antonyms of marriage annulment, divorce, separation

  2. 2 a ceremony in which two people are united in matrimony just a small group of family and friends have been invited to witness the marriage Synonyms of marriage bridal, espousal, wedding, nuptial(s)Words Related to marriage match, matrimony, wedlock; union



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up marriage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by intense feeling

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!