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Definition of "wed" []

  • To take as a spouse; marry. (verb-transitive)
  • To perform the marriage ceremony for; join in matrimony. (verb-transitive)
  • To unite closely: a style that weds form and function. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause to adhere devotedly or stubbornly: He was wedded to the idea of building a new school. (verb-transitive)
  • To take a spouse; marry. (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 "wed" in a sentence
  • "And he is taking over the stations again wed to repeat his healthcare infomerical."
  • "Here’s an excerpt from one of my favorite scenes when she first begins to realize that the man she’s wed is not who she thinks he is."
  • "It isn't no weddin'-ring, "says she," for I never was what you might call wed, "says she," but I got it from the Jew t 'make believe I was; for it didn't do nobody no hurt, an' it sort o 'pleased me."