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verb (marries, marrying, married) [with object]
1join in marriage:I was married in church the priest who married us he was engaged to get married to Ginger take (someone) as one’s wife or husband in marriage:Eric asked me to marry him [no object] enter into marriage:they had no plans to marry [no object]
) become a member of (a family) by marriage.
(of a parent or guardian) give (a son or daughter) in marriage, especially for reasons of expediency:her parents married her to a wealthy landowner 2cause to meet or fit together; combine:the two halves are trimmed and married up the show marries poetry with art [no object] meet or blend with something:most Chardonnays don’t marry well with salmon Nautical splice (ropes) end to end without increasing their girth.