verb (used with object), wed·ded or wed, wed·ding.
verb (used without object), wed·ded or wed, wed·ding.
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Origin of wed
OTHER WORDS FROM wedin·ter·wed, verb (used without object), in·ter·wed or in·ter·wed·ded, in·ter·wed·ding.re·wed, verb, re·wed·ded, re·wed·ding.un·wed, adjective
Examples from the Web for unwed
Almost three in five births to unwed women are to women who are cohabitating with a partner.
These days, a child born to an unwed mother is much more likely to be part of a cohabiting family.
The shaming of unwed mothers is hardly limited to one religious tradition.Why Is the Mormon Church Getting Out of the Adoption Business?|Kathryn Joyce|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The other part of the female breadwinner equation focuses on the steep rise in unwed mothers.
Among women without college degrees, and of all races, unwed motherhood has become the norm.
Much has been written about the unwed, middle-aged woman; her fussiness, her primness, her angularity of mind and body.
The staid and harassed brother of three unwed and selfish sisters is an under dog.
Better for thee to have died childless and unwed than thus to bring shame on thy father and all thy kinsfolk and people.Stories from the Iliad|H. L. Havell
And the youngest-born, the Lady Lucy, I take it, is yet unwed?The White Rose of Langley|Emily Sarah Holt
The pitying world looks on and measures the unwed lovers' loss, but who can measure their gain?The Land of Long Ago|Eliza Calvert Hall