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1 to give in marriage
  • the king wished to wed his favorite daughter to the bravest knight in the realm

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2 to perform the ceremony of marriage for
  • the priest usually weds six to eight couples a month

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3 to take a spouse
  • she swore that she would never wed

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4 to take as a spouse
  • a true romantic, he intends to wed her on Valentine's Day

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The first known use of wed was before the 12th century

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“Wed.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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