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Definition of "intermarry" [in•ter•mar•ry]

  • To marry a member of another group. (verb-intransitive)
  • To be bound together by the marriages of members. (verb-intransitive)
  • To marry within one's family, tribe, or clan. (verb-intransitive)

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.

Use "intermarry" in a sentence
  • "Jewish camp and education, Israel trips, and guiding young people to places and experiences where they will meet other Jews are all wonderful, and if fewer participants in these experiences intermarry, that is a fine result."
  • "This is obvious; for suppose distinct places, such as Corinth and Megara, to be brought together so that their walls touched, still they would not be one city, not even if the citizens had the right to intermarry, which is one of the rights peculiarly characteristic of states."
  • "Good question, although I think architects marry, 'intermarry' sounds so incestuous."