[ in-ter-mar-ee ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈmær i /

verb (used without object), in·ter·mar·ried, in·ter·mar·ry·ing.

to become connected by marriage, as two families, tribes, castes, or religions.
to marry within one's family.
to marry outside one's religion, ethnic group, etc.
to marry.

Origin of intermarry

First recorded in 1565–75; inter- + marry1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for intermarry


/ (ˌɪntəˈmærɪ) /

verb -ries, -rying or -ried (intr)

(of different groups, races, religions, creeds, etc) to become connected by marriage
to marry within one's own family, clan, group, etc

Derived Forms

intermarriage, noun
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