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Synonyms for wedlockˈwɛdˌlɒk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. marriage, matrimony, union, spousal relationship, wedlock(noun)

    the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)

    "a long and happy marriage"; "God bless this union"

    conjugation, pairing, conglutination, join, trades union, uniting, matrimony, unification, coupling, sum, spousal relationship, sexual union, trade union, union, man and wife, wedlock, marriage, marriage ceremony, mating, wedding, brotherhood, labor union, jointure, married couple


  1. wedlock(noun)

    matrimony, marriage

  2. wedlock(noun)

    The state of being married; matrimony.

    marriage, matrimony

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wedlock

    Matrimony denotes the state of those who are united in the relation of husband and wife; marriage denotes primarily the act of so uniting, but is extensively used for the state as well. Wedlock, a word of specific legal use, is the Saxon term for the state or relation denoted by matrimony. Wedding denotes the ceremony, with any attendant festivities, by which two persons are united as husband and wife, nuptials being the more formal and stately term to express the same idea.

    conjugal union, espousal, espousals, marriage, matrimony, nuptials, spousal, spousals, union, wedding

    bachelorhood, celibacy, divorce, maidenhood, virginity, widowhood

    Marriage of or between two persons; of one person to or with another; among the Greeks.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wedlock(n.)

    matrimony, nuptial state, marriage

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

marriage, wedding, marriages, matrimony, married, marry

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