AskDefine | Define wedded

The Collaborative Dictionary

Wedded \Wed"ded\, a.
Joined in wedlock; married. [1913 Webster] Let w?alth, let honor, wait the wedded dame. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
Of or pertaining to wedlock, or marriage. "Wedded love." --Milton. [1913 Webster]
Wed \Wed\, v. t. [imp. Wedded; p. p. Wedded or Wed; p. pr. & vb. n. Wedding.] [OE. wedden, AS. weddian to covenant, promise, to wed, marry; akin to OFries. weddia to promise, D. wedden to wager, to bet, G. wetten, Icel. ve[eth]ja, Dan. vedde, Sw. v[aum]dja to appeal, Goth. gawadj[=o]n to betroth. See Wed, n.] [1913 Webster]
To take for husband or for wife by a formal ceremony; to marry; to espouse. [1913 Webster] With this ring I thee wed. --Bk. of Com. Prayer. [1913 Webster] I saw thee first, and wedded thee. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
To join in marriage; to give in wedlock. [1913 Webster] And Adam, wedded to another Eve, Shall live with her. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
Fig.: To unite as if by the affections or the bond of marriage; to attach firmly or indissolubly. [1913 Webster] Thou art wedded to calamity. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Men are wedded to their lusts. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster] [Flowers] are wedded thus, like beauty to old age. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]
To take to one's self and support; to espouse. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] They positively and concernedly wedded his cause. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wedded See wed
wedded adj : having been taken in marriage [syn: wed]
wed adj : having been taken in marriage [syn: wedded] n : the fourth day of the week; the third working day [syn: Wednesday]

Verb

2 perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got spliced on Hawaii" [syn: marry, tie, splice] [also: wedding, wedded]

English

Pronunciation

  • /'wεdəd/

Adjective

wedded
  1. In the context of "of a couple": joined in marriage.

Verb

wedded
  1. past tense of to wed.

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Verb

wedded
  1. past participle of to wed

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