- 1 (marry) [especially formal or archaic](man/woman)singer weds childhood sweetheart
casarse concantante se casa con su amor de la infanciawith this ring I thee wedrecibe este anillo or esta alianza como símbolo de nuestra uniónshe was wedded to a rich farmerestaba casada con un rico granjeroExample sentences
- When a Swazi princess weds a Zulu king, she wears red touraco wing feathers around her forehead and a cape of windowbird feathers and ox tails.
- He could tell that Shannon was taken aback by the news of King Nick refusing to wed anyone else, but throughout the meal she was concocting another plan, one that he will never forget.
- Meanwhile, the new English King Aella plans to wed Princess Morgana of Wales in the hope of strengthening English defenses against the Vikings.
- Shane's older brother Liam got wed earlier this year.
- Hortensio desperately wants to marry Bianca; however, Baptista will not allow his younger daughter to marry any man before his older Katherine has first wed.
- But since gays can't yet legally wed in the United States, how is ‘single’ defined?
- 2also: wedded past participle of(bliss)wedded life
conyugalla vida conyugal or de casadolawful wedded husbandlegítimo esposolawful wedded wifelegítima esposaExample sentences
- Now, 50 years on and with a century of wedded bliss between them, they will celebrate their nuptials on Boxing Day with brunch with friends and family at the Belfry Hotel after a champagne reception hosted by their children.
- On the celebration of their 50th, Peggy's brother, Fr. Seamus McEvoy, celebrated the Nuptial Mass and wished them both many more years of wedded bliss.
- We wish the happy couples many more years of wedded bliss, and congratulate them on their golden wedding anniversary.
- 3 (unite)Example sentences
- That he has prospered this season is perhaps testament to new manager Jim Duffy's ability to wed the adventurous elements of the Italian's passing approach with a more studied gameplan.
- Maybe his convincing films, which wed the physically linear quality of drawing to the temporally linear quality of moving images, have altered my vision.
- Its evangelical work and social reform work were wedded together.
- 4 (attach, commit) [formal]to be wedded (
tosomething)he's very wedded to the ideaestá muy entusiasmado con la ideathe government is firmly wedded to a policy of privatizationel gobierno está empeñado en una política de privatizaciónExample sentences
- His shrewd assessment of political reality was wedded to a belief in the necessity of moral idealism in human affairs.
- But from its inception, the Labor party was wedded to the capitalist profit system.
- Eccentricities, habits, and beliefs: Hardy was a bachelor all his life and was wedded to mathematics.