HyperDic: espousal

English > 3 senses of the word espousal:
NOUNactespousal, bridalarchaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast
actespousal, betrothalthe act of becoming betrothed or engaged
actespousal, adoption, acceptance, acceptationthe act of accepting with approval
English > espousal: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningArchaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast.
Synonymbridal
Broadermarriage, wedding, marriage ceremonyThe act of marrying / marrying
Spanishboda, esponsales
Catalanboda, esposalles
English > espousal: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of becoming betrothed or engaged.
Synonymbetrothal
Broaderritual, riteAny customary observance or practice
Spanishcompromiso
Catalancompromís, prometatge
English > espousal: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of accepting with approval; favorable reception.
Synonymsadoption, acceptance, acceptation
Narrowerembrace, bosomA close affectionate and protective acceptance
Broaderblessing, approval, approvingThe formal act of approving
Spanishaceptación, adopción
Catalanacceptació, adopció
Verbsespousechoose and follow

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