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Noun: wedding  we-ding
  1. The social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed
    - wedding ceremony, nuptials, hymeneals
  2. The act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony
    "their wedding was conducted in the chapel";
    - marriage, marriage ceremony
  3. A party of people at a wedding
    - wedding party
Verb: wed (wedded,wedding)  wed
  1. Take in marriage; married
    - marry, get married, conjoin [formal], hook up with [informal], get hitched with [informal], espouse [archaic], tie the knot [informal], get hitched [informal], hitch up [informal]
  2. Perform a marriage ceremony
    "We were wed the following week";
    - marry, tie, splice

Derived forms: weddings

Type of: ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance, officiate, party, rite, ritual, unify, unite

Encyclopedia: Wedding, Germany