HyperDic: betrothal

English > 2 senses of the word betrothal:
NOUNcommunicationbetrothal, troth, engagementa mutual promise to marry
actbetrothal, espousalthe act of becoming betrothed or engaged
English > betrothal: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA mutual promise to marry.
Synonymstroth, engagement
NarrowerringingThe giving of a ring as a token of engagement
BroaderpromiseA verbal / verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
Spanishcompromiso matrimonial, desposorios, esponsales, promesa
English > betrothal: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of becoming betrothed or engaged.
Synonymespousal
Broaderritual, riteAny customary observance or practice
Spanishcompromiso
Catalancompromís, prometatge
Verbsbetrothgive to in marriage

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