the anniversary of a marriage, or its celebration: They invited guests to their silver wedding.
the act or an instance of blending or joining, especially opposite or contrasting elements: a perfect wedding of conservatism and liberalism.
Business Slang. a merger.
of or relating to a wedding: the wedding ceremony; a wedding dress.
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How to use wedding in a sentence
Getting sandwiches in a backyard with my brother-in-law recently felt like a wedding.The Most Practical Outdoor Dining Outfit Is a Snuggie | Jaya Saxena | February 9, 2021 | Eater
One wedding dress took 12-16 hours to create from 300 photos.Why more brands are looking to augmented reality product try ons to drive sales | Erika Wheless | January 25, 2021 | Digiday
This is good advice all the time, but it is especially important while planning a wedding during a pandemic.
They involve her being called “ma’am,” her hunt for the perfect wedding dress and her struggles with infertility.11 Funny Audiobooks to Lighten the Mood This Dreary Winter | Annabel Gutterman | January 15, 2021 | Time
Time moved on, things got worse, and we canceled our wedding, not wanting to expose anyone to risk.This country is a risky place to be a parent, and the pandemic reminded me of that | Haley Swenson | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
Dance instructors run a lucrative trade offering private lessons to couples before their wedding receptions, typically the tango.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread | IranWire | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Just a week after her divorce, she was invited to a wedding by her sister-in-law.
And thus I end up at the bottom of the stairs, about one month after my injury and two months after my wedding.
Will Christian pharmacists, county clerks, florists, and for-profit wedding chapels really withdraw from society, as you describe?Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around | Jay Michaelson | December 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They are not “participating” in or “facilitating” a gay wedding.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around | Jay Michaelson | December 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This week has been one of great excitement in Weimar, on account of the wedding of the son of the Grand Duke.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
Of course they would stop for the wedding; but meantime she must be very discreet; she must not intrude too much.Confidence | Henry James
The village organist had distinguished himself by his florid rendering of the wedding March.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
The wedding breakfast very much resembled the similar festivities at which most of us have assisted.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
I have always rather wanted to visit California, and started for it once upon a time—on my wedding journey.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for wedding
the act of marrying or the celebration of a marriage
(as modifier): wedding day
the anniversary of a marriage (in such combinations as silver wedding or diamond wedding)
the combination or blending of two separate elements
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Other Idioms and Phrases with wedding
see shotgun wedding.
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