Definition of "married" []

  • Having a spouse: a married woman; a married man. (adjective)
  • United in matrimony: a married couple. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to the state of marriage: married bliss. (adjective)
  • Acquired through marriage: her married name. (adjective)
  • Closely connected; united. (adjective)
  • Having a husband or wife (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Joined in marriage (adjective)
  • Of or involving marriage or married persons (adjective)
  • Closely or intimately united (adjective)
  • A married person (esp in the phrase young marrieds) (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "married" in a sentence
  • "No, I am not the adopted son of lesbians, I have a biological mother who was married to my father, and I have a step-mother who was also married* to my father."
  • "Mrs. Otway was coming back late to-night, and was to be married -- _married_, to-morrow morning in the Cathedral, to Major"
  • "CONNOTATIVE words, those that suggest more than they say, have more power than ordinary words -- "She _let_ herself be married" expresses more than "She _married_.""