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1 to perform the ceremony of marriage for
  • they chose a priest who was a family friend to marry them

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2 to give in marriage
  • the couple worried about the cost of marrying off five daughters

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3 to take as a spouse
  • he married his girlfriend three years ago, and they've been happy ever since

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4 to take a spouse
  • she had always believed she would never marry, but fate proved her wrong

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The first known use of marry was in the 14th century

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“Marry.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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