Synonyms of marriage


1. marriage, matrimony, union, spousal relationship, wedlock, marital status

usage: the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce); "a long and happy marriage"; "God bless this union"

2. marriage, married couple, man and wife, family, family unit

usage: two people who are married to each other; "his second marriage was happier than the first"; "a married couple without love"

3. marriage, wedding, marriage ceremony, ritual, rite

usage: the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony; "their marriage was conducted in the chapel"

4. marriage, union, unification

usage: a close and intimate union; "the marriage of music and dance"; "a marriage of ideas"

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Definition and meaning of marriage (Dictionary)