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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM marrymar·ri·er, nounnon·mar·ry·ing, adjectiveun·mar·ry·ing, adjective
Definition for marry (2 of 2)
Origin of marry2
Example sentences from the Web for marry
Diana married Charles in 1981, and she first spoke about her eating disorder to biographer Andrew Morton in 1992.What ‘The Crown’ got right in portraying Princess Diana’s bulimia: It let her voice be heard|Amanda Long|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
“Untamed,” by Glennon DoylePart memoir, part self-help book, Doyle uses her own past — how she divorced her husband to marry soccer star Abby Wambach — to make a case for being true to oneself.
Loder married Hedy Lamarr, celebrated at the time as the most beautiful woman in the world, who would be central to inventing the frequency-hopping spread spectrum, a technology used in legacy WiFi and Bluetooth today.The Banned Irish Revolution Film Starring a Real Soldier|Fiona Zublin|November 16, 2020|Ozy
In May, she found out she was pregnant, about seven months after she married fellow “Idol” contestant Cade Foehner.
At some point his family went back to Mexico, where my grandfather grew up, got married and had kids.The Myth of the Latino Vote and What Newsrooms Must Learn From 2020|by Perla Trevizo|November 10, 2020|ProPublica
Marrying another Jew was not just a personal simcha (joy), but one for the community.
Marrying yourself merely underscores selfishness and self-interest, rather than enabling you to live singly in the best way.
In Japan, one woman said she liked the experience of marrying herself as an exercise in pampering.
Marriage is a bond and a commitment—marrying yourself is ridiculous because you are already married to yourself.
“That meant I could never dream of having a good job, or of marrying someone who came from a good background,” Yeonmi says.How ‘Titanic ’Helped This Brave Young Woman Escape North Korea’s Totalitarian State|Lizzie Crocker|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It goes far to reconciling me to being a woman when I reflect that I am thus in no danger of ever marrying one.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
"Diggory Warrender, my dear, is no more thinking of marrying again than I am," said the vicar.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
She loved him now; and she had promised to make up for the long grey years of the past by marrying him almost at once.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
By marrying a harlot, and by the names of his children, the prophet sets forth the crimes of Israel and their punishment.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
I should have taken out my revenge by marrying the first eligible man that offered himself.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
British Dictionary definitions for marry (1 of 2)
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