HyperDic: wedding

English > 3 senses of the word wedding:
NOUNeventwedding, wedding ceremony, nuptials, hymenealsthe social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed
actwedding, marriage, marriage ceremonythe act of marrying / marrying
groupwedding, wedding partya party of people at a wedding
wedding > pronunciation
Soundsweh'dihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > wedding: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed.
Synonymswedding ceremony, nuptials, hymeneals
Broaderceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observanceA formal event performed on a special occasion
Spanishboda, casamiento, casorio, esponsales, himeneo, hymeneals, matrimonio, nupcias
Catalanboda, casament, casori, hymeneals, noces, núpcies
Adjectivesnuptial, spousalof or relating to a wedding
postnuptialrelating to events after a marriage
prenuptial, premarital, antenuptialrelating to events before a marriage / marriage
Verbswedperform a marriage ceremony
English > wedding: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of marrying / marrying; the nuptial ceremony.
Synonymsmarriage, marriage ceremony
Narrowerbridal, espousalArchaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast
civil marriageA marriage performed by a government official rather than by a clergyman
love matchA marriage for love's sake
remarriageThe act of marrying again
Broaderritual, riteAny customary observance or practice
Spanishboda, casamiento, enlace, himeneo, matrimonio, nupcias
Catalanboda, casament, casori, enllaç, núpcies
Adjectiveshymenealof or relating to a wedding or marriage
Verbswedtake in marriage
English > wedding: 3 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA party of people at a wedding.
Synonymwedding party
Membersbest manThe principal groomsman at a wedding
brideA woman participant in her own marriage ceremony
bridesmaid, maid of honorAn unmarried woman who attends the bride at a wedding
flower girlA young girl who carries flowers in a (wedding) procession
groom, bridegroomA man participant in his own marriage ceremony
groomsmanA male attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding
trainbearerOne who holds up the train of a gown or robe on a ceremonial occasion
BroaderpartyA group of people gathered together for pleasure
Spanishboda
Catalanboda, casament

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict