|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers|
|Section III. Sympathetic Affections|
| 1. Social Affections|
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|NOUN:||MARRIAGE, matrimony, wedlock, union, intermarriage, miscegenation, marriageability; vinculum matrimonii [L.], nuptial tie, nuptial knot; match; betrothment (promise) [See Promise]|
married state, coverture, bed, cohabitation.
WEDDING, nuptials, Hymen, bridal, espousals, spousals; leading to the altar &c. v.; nuptial benediction, epithalamium; sealing.
torch -, temple- of Hymen; saffron -veil, - robe; hymeneal altar; honeymoon.
bridesmaid, maid of honor, matron of honor; usher, best man, bridesman, groomsman; bride, bridegroom.
MARRIED MAN, neogamist [obs.], Benedict, partner, spouse, mate, yokemate, husband, man, consort, baron [old law & her.], goodman [archaic or dial.], old man.
MARRIED WOMAN, wife, wife of ones bosom, wedded wife, rib [dial. & sportive], helpmeet, helpmate, better half, gray mare, goodwife [archaic or dial.], old woman [vulgar].
feme, - covert [law]; lady [obs. or uncultivated]; squaw; matron, matronship, matronage, matronhood.
MARRIED COUPLE, man and wife, wedded pair, wedded couple, Darby and Joan, Philemon and Baucis.
AFFINITY, soul-mate; spiritual wife, spiritual husband.
[KINDS OF MARRIAGE] monogamy, monogyny; bigamy, digamy, deuterogamy; trigamy; polygamy, polygyny, polyandry, polyandrism; Mormonism, spiritual wifery (or wifeism); levirate.
harem, seraglio; Mormon.
monogamist, monogynist, bigamist &c.; Turk, Bluebeard.
unlawful -, left-handed -, morganatic -, ill-assorted- marriage; mésalliance [F.], mariage de convenance [F.].
MARRIAGE BROKER, matchmaker, professional matchmaker, schatchen [Yiddish]; matrimonial -agency, - agent, - bureau.
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|VERB:||MARRY, wive, take to oneself a wife; be married, be spliced [colloq.]; go off, go to the world [obs.], pair off; wed, espouse, lead to the hymeneal altar, take for better for worse, give ones hand to, bestow ones hand upon.|
marry, join, handfast [archaic]; couple (unite) [See Junction]; be made one; tie the nuptial knot; give away, give in marriage; seal; affy, affiance; betroth (promise) [See Promise]; publish -, call -, proclaim -, bid- the banns, be asked in church.
remarry, rewed; intermarry, interwed.
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|ADJECTIVE:||MARRIED &c. v.; one, one bone and one flesh.|
ENGAGED, betrothed, affianced.
MATRIMONIAL, marital, conjugal, connubial, wedded; nuptial, hymeneal, spousal, bridal; monogamous &c.
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- The gray mare the better horse.
- A world-without-end bargain.Loves Labors Lost
- Marriages are made in Heaven.Tennyson
- Render me worthy of this noble wife.Julius Cæsar
- Si qua voles apte nubere nube pari.Ovid
- He for God only, she for God in him.Milton
- Look down, you gods, And on this couple drop a blessed crown!Tempest
- Procure the vicar To stay for me at church twixt twelve and one.Merry Wives
- Good luck Shall fling her old shoe after.Tennyson
- Now sighs steal out and tears begin to flow!Pope