Definitions for "MARRIAGE"
The act of marrying, or the state of being married; legal union of a man and a woman for life, as husband and wife; wedlock; matrimony.
Any intimate or close union.
the exclusive and permanent commitment of the married partners of the opposite sex to one another; the voluntary union of two persons as spouses, to the exclusion of all others; and at once a deeply personal commitment to another human being and a highly public celebration of ideals of mutuality, companionship, intimacy, fidelity, and family.
Keywords:  queen, trump, feudal, king, royal
In pinochle, bézique, and similar games at cards, the combination of a king and queen of the same suit. If of the trump suit, it is called a royal marriage.
A meld consisting of the king and queen.
Feudal right to arrange marriage of widow or ward. (Sayles, George O. The King's Parliament of England, 145) Related terms: Merchet
two people who are married to each other; "his second marriage was happier than the first"; "a married couple without love"
a bonding between two people who love each other and will battle side by side against all odds
a community in which the man and the woman are made known to each other and are connected by bonds of sacramental commitment, mutual self- sacrifice and love
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The marriage vow or contract.
a big step and a lot of people find it frightening
a commitment by both the people involved and they should decide what happens between them
A feast made on the occasion of a marriage.
a memorable occasion for both the bride and the groom
Age-specific first marriage rates For men (or women), the age-specific first marriages rates are obtained by dividing the number of first marriages of men (or women) of a given age by the number of never married men (or women) in the same age at June 30. Median age at first marriage The age at which half of the first-time grooms (or first time brides) is older and half of is younger.
a contract between a man, a woman and the state
a contract between two families, a man and a woman, made in the presence of witnesses as well as the woman's guardian
a family, forged by two people who are already living within the family life of the church
a single piece made up from more than one piece of furniture, e.g. a dresser may be made up from a low cupboard and a separate and unrelated set of shelves - a piece like this should be avoided
a joining of two individuals
a social contract, an agreement for two people to join together to function as a single socioeconomic unit, sharing their resources and combining their efforts
a covenant to be special treasures to each other and therefore faithful to each other
a highly personal event touching upon the most treasured and vulnerable aspects of our lives, and the court system is an impersonal, adversarial place that does not facilitate understanding or heartfelt compromise
a threesome and when one of the three partners decides to abandon it, the covenant is no less binding to the other two
a nettle in India-Pakistan friendship
a series of friendships
In partriarchal times marriage within the can was the norm. Marriage within certain degrees of relationship was forbidden, but monogamy only gradually became the rule, and divorce was tolerated before Jesus' prohibition.
a completely unique relationship that we humans experience
a relationship, and a relationship consists of mutual expectations
The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two.
a contract between two individuals
a financial alliance, Lacey, and you two are a team
A custom ensuring the enslavement of the male, which gives irony to the idea of a female emancipation movement. The male in the average marriage has all the freedom of a dog being taken for a walk - he may sniff here and there, but as soon as he wanders too far from the beaten track or into a dangerous area, one tug on the lead is enough to bring him back into line.
a bondage, sannyas is freedom
Keywords:  magnum, opus
a Magnum Opus, too
a companionship, sharing moments of a life together
a joyous moment in the life of two individuals
an important event in a person life
Keywords:  feud, wrestlers
A feud between wrestlers.
Keywords:  thing, commend, hoops, concludes, try
a dynamic thing, I agree
a give and take relationship, you should be at least willing to try (and work on) things your significant other enjoys
a hard thing to maintain," Booth concludes
a brilliant, wonderful achievement
The practice of vatting whisky prior to bottling in order to achieve a greater degree of harmony. A selection of casks of single malt may be married before bottling, and many blenders marry their blends in a similar fashion.
Keywords:  spencer, romance, grew, fun, victorian
a fun Victorian romance though many modern day readers will find Spencer's position stiff and difficult though it fits the society he grew up in
a serious issue, and you want to be absolutely certain that you are not making a mistake, you must choose a man who has the ability to save his family from the hell fire, he needs to be a good role-model for your kids
a valid family unit, whether or not it produces children
Dreaming of a marriage, or a wedding, is the sign of a death in the family. If the marriage was between strangers, then the death pertains to a not too close acquaintance or friend.
a failure, humanly speaking irredeemable
a business, plain and simple, and it's unfair of her to be pointing fingers at you when it was a mutual decision
a tricky balance of respect and admiration and plain hard work
Keywords:  mind, asunder, divine, meal, wise
a concept, a frame of mind
a divine institution and according to God's mind and order, this was to be a life relationship that no man had any right to interfere with or part asunder
a uniting of two families and with this in mind it is wise to integrate the two groups for the meal
Keywords:  huppah, see
see huppah
the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony; "their marriage was conducted in the chapel"
a religious ceremony
Keywords:  hardwork, think, lot, hidden, down
a hard subject for both of you to think about
a lot like buying a car - it's expensive, there are many hidden costs, and you think it's going to take you a long way but it breaks down after six months
a lot of hardwork, which has its shares of ups and downs
Keywords:  baptism, witness
a witness, like a baptism
a complex proposition and to assume that one element alone is the only way to success is about as logical as driving down a busy highway wearing a blindfold
a living breathing animal, and you must care for it and put effort into it
a social group - it just has fewer members and the members are defined but without assigned roles until communication has occurred between all members
a social unit that is interwoven with dozens of other lives
The triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
Keywords:  americana, slice, down, home
a down-home slice of Americana
Keywords:  ourselves, path, learning
a path to learning about ourselves
a victory for the female partner, rather than a male conquest
a conscious act, and you cannot treat it as an afterthought
Keywords:  bilateral, contract
a bilateral contract
an institution common to many of the multisex species of the Galaxy
a distraction for some so focused on balance, meditation, and such
a chain -- it is law
a firm, the most permanent, multi-faceted firm possible
In Conflict of Laws, the issue of marriage has assumed increasing public policy significance in a world of increasing multi-ethnic, multi-cultural community existence.
Keywords:  suitcase, new, creating, process
a process of creating a new suitcase
a chronicle that connects the hours and their passings away, as well as connecting man and woman, self and other, and, probably, any number of other oppositions
It's an agreement in which a man loses his bachelor degree and woman gains her master.
Keywords:  nice, club, model
a nice model for a club
Keywords:  insult, towards, women
an insult towards women
Keywords:  undertaking, pretty, major
a pretty major undertaking
Keywords:  trap, see
See "Trap"
a promise To be kind and understanding To be thoughtful and considerate, Fair and understanding
A combination of elements in one piece of jewelry where the components are from different sources, not as originally made.
a ground for the arising of spouses' rights and responsibilities
Keywords:  rank, match, below, above, card
a match of one card with another just above or below it in rank.
Keywords:  secret, place
a very secret place
Keywords:  matter, involved, persons
a matter for the persons involved
Keywords:  certificate
Marriage Certificate
Keywords:  machine, ways, system
a like a machine or a system in many ways
Keywords:  transaction, business
a business transaction for them