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1. wedlock

noun. ['ˈwɛdˌlɑːk'] the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce).

Synonyms

  • matrimony
  • sigeh
  • spousal relationship
  • endogamy
  • cuckoldom
  • misalliance
  • marriage of convenience
  • intermarriage
  • bigamy
  • monandry
  • polygamy
  • monogamousness
  • monogamy
  • union
  • common-law marriage
  • marriage
  • exogamy
  • open marriage
  • inmarriage

Antonyms

  • exogamy
  • disassortative mating
  • assortative mating
  • detribalisation

Etymology

  • wedlok (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Wedlock

  • shedlock
  • deadlock

Sentences with wedlock


1. Noun, singular or mass
Having children out of wedlock is considered a sin, but is not unforgivable.

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