When Gina marries her husband, she remembers the price of her underwear (€220 or $304), but little else.
After the war, Aronson marries a dancer and moves to America—and regains his old life in the process.
Charlotte marries Mr. Verver, and renews her affair with Amerigo (now her stepson-in-law).
In one of his first movies, Robert Redford also makes a striking impression as the gay matinee idol who marries the naive Daisy.
And it is a “problem-solving populism” that marries the twin impulses of populism and progressivism.
Instead of taking you on herself, she marries you to a friend of hers.
The day she marries I will give her three hundred thousand dollars.
She is punished, as she deserves to be, by losing her lover, and marries a man who makes her very unhappy.
Then the pilgrim discloses to her that he it is who is the King of Gaul, and Cordelia marries him.
Two happy days a woman brings a man: the first, when he marries her; the second, when he bears her to the grave.
c.1300, "to give (offspring) in marriage," from Old French marier "to get married; to marry off, give in marriage; to bring together in marriage," from Latin maritare "to wed, marry, give in marriage" (source of Italian maritare, Spanish and Portuguese maridar), from maritus (n.) "married man, husband," of uncertain origin, originally a past participle, perhaps ultimately from "provided with a *mari," a young woman, from PIE root *mari- "young wife, young woman," akin to *meryo- "young man" (cf. Sanskrit marya- "young man, suitor").
Meaning "to get married, join (with someone) in matrimony" is early 14c. in English, as is that of "to take in marriage." Said from 1520s of the priest, etc., who performs the rite. Figurative use from early 15c. Related: Married; marrying. Phrase the marrying kind, describing one inclined toward marriage and almost always used with a negative, is attested by 1824, probably short for marrying kind of men, which is from a popular 1756 essay by Chesterfield.
In some Indo-European languages there were distinct "marry" verbs for men and women, though some of these have become generalized. Cf. Latin ducere uxorem (of men), literally "to lead a wife;" nubere (of women), perhaps originally "to veil" [Buck]. Also cf. Old Norse kvangask (of men) from kvan "wife" (cf. quean), so "take a wife;" giptask (of women), from gipta, a specialized use of "to give" (cf. gift (n.)) so "to be given."
a common oath in the Middle Ages, mid-14c., now obsolete, a corruption of the name of the Virgin Mary.
To join; bring together: He tries to marry the Canadian producers with the foreign buyers (1526+)