Related formsmar·ried·ly, adverbun·mar·ried, adjective, nounwell-mar·ried, adjective
Definition for married (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), mar·ried, mar·ry·ing.
- to lay together (the unlaid strands of two ropes) to be spliced.
- to seize (two ropes) together end to end for use as a single line.
- to seize (parallel ropes) together at intervals.
verb (used without object), mar·ried, mar·ry·ing.
Origin of marry1
Related formsmar·ri·er, nounnon·mar·ry·ing, adjectiveun·mar·ry·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for married
You can still get your license at the court—just not actually get married there.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was the finest moment of my life in 1986 when I married him.
McCauley may have married beneath her station, but Gordon-Levitt has obsessive fans.
May their married life have laughter, and that they love one another forever after!
Through my wife [McCauley is married to singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton].Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll|James Joiner|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It might have been before—I don't know whether she got married here, or she met him in Texas.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
She is married now and lives at Ashland, and has two nice children, a boy and a girl.How To Do It|Edward Everett Hale
Her meaning had been, from her earliest years, to marry, or be married.The Maid of Sker|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
In a few months after this proof of true love they were married.Welsh Folk-Lore|Elias Owen
Alcolomb he made his wife, and her mother he married to his vizier.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
British Dictionary definitions for married (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for married (2 of 3)
verb -ries, -rying or -ried
- to match up (the strands) of unlaid ropes before splicing
- to seize (two ropes) together at intervals along their lengths