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Verb: marry  mer-ee [N. Amer], ma-ree [Brit]
  1. Take in marriage
    - get married, wed, conjoin, hook up with, get hitched with, espouse, tie the knot, get hitched
     
  2. Perform a marriage ceremony
    "The minister married us on Saturday";
    - wed, tie, splice
     
  3. Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    - match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree, marry up
Interjection: marry  mer-ee [N. Amer], ma-ree [Brit]
Usage: archaic
  1. Used to express surprise
    - Christ, Christmas, crikey [Brit], cripes, cor [Brit], crumbs [Brit], gosh, golly, by George, by Jove, blimey [Brit], gorblimey [Brit], cor blimey [Brit], my, holy cow, holy mackerel, holy smoke, holy moley, holy moly, fancy [Brit], good grief, goodness, goodness me, Gordon Bennett, gracious, gracious me, fancy that, gawd, god, my word, oh, O, ah, oh boy, jeez, geez, strewth [Brit], struth [Brit], yikes, I'll be blowed [Brit], blow me [Brit], Holy-dooly [Austral], heck, blooming heck [Brit], jeepers, jeepers creepers, Lord, Lordy, well I never, heavens, good heavens, my goodness, Jesus, bejesus [N. Amer], od [archaic]

Derived forms: married, marries, marrying

Type of: be, equal, officiate, unify, unite

Encyclopedia: Marry