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Meaning of "married" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MARRIED

married  [ˈmærɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MARRIED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Married can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES MARRIED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

married

Marriage

Marriage is a socially or ritually recognized union or legal contract between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between them, between them and their children, and between them and their in-laws. The definition of marriage varies according to different cultures, but it is principally an institution in which interpersonal relationships, usually intimate and sexual, are acknowledged. In some cultures, marriage is recommended or considered to be compulsory before pursuing any sexual activity. When defined broadly, marriage is considered a cultural universal. Individuals may marry for several reasons, including legal, social, libidinal, emotional, financial, spiritual, and religious purposes. Who they marry may be influenced by socially determined rules of incest, prescriptive marriage rules, parental choice and individual desire. In some areas of the world arranged marriage, child marriage, polygamy, and sometimes forced marriage, may be practiced as a cultural tradition. Conversely, such practices may be outlawed and penalized in many parts of the world out of concerns for human rights and because of international law.

Definition of married in the English dictionary

The first definition of married in the dictionary is having a husband or wife. Other definition of married is joined in marriage. Married is also of or involving marriage or married persons.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MARRIED


arid
ˈærɪd
harried
ˈhærɪd
hyperarid
ˌhaɪpərˈærɪd
marid
ˈmærɪd
parried
ˈpærɪd
sciarid
saɪˈærɪd
semiarid
ˌsɛmɪˈærɪd
sparid
ˈspærɪd
subarid
sʌbˈærɪd
tarried
ˈtærɪd
unharried
ʌnˈhærɪd
unmarried
ʌnˈmærɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MARRIED

marriage guidance
marriage guidance counsellor
marriage licence
marriage lines
marriage of convenience
marriage partner
marriage rate
marriage settlement
marriage vows
marriageability
marriageable
marriageableness
married life
married name
married quarters
marrieds
marrier
marries
Marriner
marring

WORDS THAT END LIKE MARRIED

berried
blackberried
carried
curried
deep-fried
dried
ferried
flurried
hurried
intermarried
miscarried
quarried
remarried
scurried
serried
tried
unhurried
unquarried
unworried
worried

Synonyms and antonyms of married in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MARRIED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «married» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of married

Translation of «married» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MARRIED

Find out the translation of married to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of married from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «married» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

已婚的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

casado
570 millions of speakers

English

married
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शादी की
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُتَزَوِجٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

женатый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

casado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিবাহিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

marié
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berkahwin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verheiratet
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

結婚している
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기혼의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nikah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đã kết hôn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

திருமணம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विवाहित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

evli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

coniugato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

żonaty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

одружений
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

căsătorit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παντρεμένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

getroud
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gift
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gift
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of married

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MARRIED»

The term «married» is very widely used and occupies the 3.615 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MARRIED» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «married» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «married» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about married

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «MARRIED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word married.
1
Tim Allen
Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job, be married with children, unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we've always had: work, or prison.
2
Peter Andre
Obviously, the ultimate dream is to be married for life.
3
Paul Begala
I mean, for all of his faults and the troubles in his marriage, Bill Clinton is still married to a girl he met in the library 25 years ago at school. Can we say that about many of our other leaders today in America, including on the right wing?
4
Selma Blair
I think getting married gave me a focus. It gave me a focus and direction I want to have in my life. And I think having another person that you make such a purposeful bond with has given me the opportunity to see how that can be with all the other aspects of my life.
5
Danny Bonaduce
I was married for 18 years to a woman who wanted me to get sober for all 18 years and I never did. She finally came to her senses and divorced me.
6
Pat Boone
When you get married you forget about kissing other women.
7
Elayne Boosler
I've never been married, but I tell people I'm divorced so they won't think something is wrong with me.
8
Alain de Botton
I think people want to get married to end their emotional uncertainty. In a way, they want to end powerful feelings, or certainly the negative ones.
9
Eric Braeden
Some situations are so hopeless when you look at them from the outside you say, Why are they still married?
10
Steven Chu
However, when my parents married in 1945, China was in turmoil and the possibility of returning grew increasingly remote, and they decided to begin their family in the United States.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MARRIED»

Discover the use of married in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to married and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Waking Up Married
From USA TODAY bestselling author Mira Lyn Kelly comes WAKING UP MARRIED, a free book in Harlequin's brand-new contemporary romance collection—Harlequin KISS.
Mira Lyn Kelly, 2012
2
Married Love
'The book that was to become Married Love grew from Marie Stopes's conviction that the state of modern middle-class marriage was, like her own, desperate, and that the cause of this desperation was sexual unhappiness.
Marie Stopes, Ross McKibbin, 2008
3
Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Got Married
So he put together this practical little book, packed with wisdom and tips that will help many develop the loving, supportive and mutually beneficial marriage men and women long for.
Gary D Chapman, 2010
4
Get Married: What Women Can do to Help it Happen
This book blends the author's personal journey from singleness to marriage with the biblical perspective on marriage. As an editor for Focus on the Family's Boundless webzine, Candice Watters knows the target audience inside and out.
Candice Watters, Steve Watters, 2008
5
What's It Like to Be Married to Me?: And Other Dangerous ...
What's It Like to Be Married to Me? is about knowing the difference between having a desire for a better marriage and setting the goal of a better marriage—as readers look in the mirror to see how they can change.
Linda Dillow, 2011
6
101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married: Simple Lessons ...
Charlie and Linda Bloom are psychotherapists with 55 years combined experience in relationship counselling.
Linda Bloom, Charlie Bloom, 2009
7
Married?
Dani Deveraux appeared on childhood friend Nick Montgomery's doorstep at midnight, begging for his help yet again. The latest bit of trouble required them to pose as a happily engaged couple!
Annette Broadrick, 1996
8
When He's Married to Mom: How to Help Mother-Enmeshed Men ...
In his twenty-five years of practice, Dr. Adams has successfully treated hundreds of enmeshed men and shares their stories in this informative guide.
Kenneth M. Adams, 2007
9
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Married Life!: 101 Inspirational ...
Whether newly married or married for years and years, readers will find laughter and inspiration in these 101 stories of love, romance, fun, and making it work.
Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Amy Newmark, 2012
10
Married To The Empire: Gender, Politics and Imperialism in ...
Drawing on a wide range of sources, including memoirs, novels, interviews, and government records, the book examines how marriage provided a role for women in the empire, looks at the home as a site for the construction of imperial power, ...
Mary A. Procida, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MARRIED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term married is used in the context of the following news items.
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Married at First Sight: Priest defends decision to marry strangers for …
The Reverend Nick Devenish said it was a real privilege to be involved in Married at First Sight, which attempts to use science to pair up perfect ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
The Best Age to Get Married -- Science of Us - New York Magazine
You are aware, presumably, that couples who are in their teens or very early 20s when they get married have the odds stacked against them, ... «New York Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Getting Married at a Funeral Home Is Definitely 'A Thing' Now
Funeral parlors, places where actual dead bodies are sometimes haphazardly stacked on top of each other in a giant freezer, are branching out ... «Jezebel, Jul 15»
4
More Floridians got married in 2014 than year before, report says …
A new report from the Department of Health shows slightly more people got married last year than the year before, ending what has been a decade-long decline. «WJXT Jacksonville, Jul 15»
5
Mr. Burger and Ms. King Got Married and Had an Official Burger …
After the engagement announcement for Joel Burger, 24, and Ashley King, 23, which featured a photo of the couple standing in front of a ... «Entertainment Tonight, Jul 15»
6
See Who Got Married This Weekend! - Huffington Post
"We were recently was married in Edwards, Colorado on top of a mountain. We couldn't have had a better day!" - couple Erin and J.K. Perry. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
7
Two Christian Colleges Accept Married Gay Faculty | The Daily Caller
Two Christian colleges have altered their codes of conduct to allow married gay faculty members. Until Monday, Goshen College and Eastern ... «Daily Caller, Jul 15»
8
Blog: Hackers crack dating site for married people, adulterers frantic
AshleyMadison.com, the largest website in the world for married people looking to date someone other than their spouses, was hacked recently ... «American Thinker, Jul 15»
9
Gay couple featured in Hillary Clinton ad finally get married
Mr Milrad said in the video: “I'm getting married this summer, to someone I really care about.” The pair later invited Mrs Clinton to their wedding, ... «PinkNews, Jul 15»
10
25% of Kuwaitis married foreign women | GulfNews.com
About one quarter of the Kuwaiti men who got married during the January-March period took foreign wives. However, six of the 385 marriages ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»

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