married meaning, married definition | English Cobuild dictionary



1       adj   If you are married, you have a husband or wife.  
oft ADJ to n  
We have been married for 14 years..., She is married to an Englishman., ...a married man with two children.     
2       adj   Married means relating to marriage or to people who are married.  
ADJ n  
For the first ten years of our married life we lived in a farmhouse.     
3       adj   If you say that someone is married to their work or another activity, you mean that they are very involved with it and have little interest in anything else.  
v-link ADJ to n  
She was a very strict Christian who was married to her job...     
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  


1    hitched     (slang)   joined, one, spliced     (informal)   united, wed, wedded  
2    conjugal, connubial, husbandly, marital, matrimonial, nuptial, spousal, wifely  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

See also:

marriage, martyred, mare, mariner

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
metaphoric expression for getting married
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family


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