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marriage

Synonyms of marriage in English:

noun

  • 1 a proposal of marriage
    matrimony, holy matrimony, wedlock, married state, conjugal bond, civil partnership
  • 2 the marriage took place at St Margaret's Church
    wedding, wedding ceremony, marriage ceremony, nuptials, union
    informal big day
    archaic espousal
    [Antonyms] divorce, splitting up
  • 3 the piece is a marriage of jazz, pop, and gospel
    union, alliance, fusion, amalgamation, combination, affiliation, association, connection, coupling, merger, unification
    informal hook-up
    [Antonyms] sundering, separation
  • Word links

    gamophobia fear of marriage
    gamomania obsession with marriage

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