What does Wedding mean?

Definitions for Wedding
ˈwɛd ɪŋWed·ding

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wedding, wedding ceremony, nuptials, hymeneals(noun)

    the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed

  2. marriage, wedding, marriage ceremony(noun)

    the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony

    "their marriage was conducted in the chapel"

  3. wedding, wedding party(noun)

    a party of people at a wedding

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wedding

    of Wed

    Etymology: [AS. wedding.]

  2. Wedding(noun)

    nuptial ceremony; nuptial festivities; marriage; nuptials

    Etymology: [AS. wedding.]

Freebase

  1. Wedding

    A wedding is the ceremony in which two people are united in marriage. Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between cultures, ethnic groups, religions, countries, and social classes. Most wedding ceremonies involve an exchange of wedding vows by the couple, presentation of a gift, and a public proclamation of marriage by an authority figure or leader. Special wedding garments are often worn, and the ceremony is sometimes followed by a wedding reception. Music, poetry, prayers or readings from religious texts or literature are also commonly incorporated into the ceremony.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. WEDDING

    A trade in which the bride is generally given away, and the groom is often sold.

Editors Contribution

  1. wedding

    The social event at which a ceremony and unity of marriage is created and celebrated.

    We love a good wedding, a unity of two people, their families and friends.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 27, 2019  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Wedding' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3230

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Wedding' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1679

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Wedding' in Nouns Frequency: #1202

How to pronounce Wedding?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Wedding in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wedding in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wedding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Wedding in a Sentence

  1. Libby Armintrout:

    It’s obvious that the Facebook CEO shares this high regard for his mom. During the town hall meeting with the prime minister of India in 2015, one of the topics he asked the prime minister about was about his mother. And it turns out Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did n’t look too far from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg mom in Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg choice of spouse, whom Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married in 2012. Like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg mother, wife Priscilla Chan is an understated physician who shuns the spotlight. Related : From Under the Hoodie : 5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Mark Zuckerberg When talking about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg mother, Microsoft founder Mary Maxell Gates, currently the richest man in the world, with an estimated worth $ 76.7 billion, has often spoken about a letter she wrote to his then-fianc Melinda the day before their wedding. From those to whom much is given, much is expected, her letter read. Mary Maxell Gates, a long-time philanthropist, died six months later at the age of 64 of breast cancer. Mary Maxell Gates kept Mary Maxell Gates mother’s letter, and Mary Maxell Gates swift foray into the world of philanthropy, establishing The Bill Melinda Gates Foundation with the help of Mary Maxell Gates father, Bill Sr., has been due to the influence of Mary Maxell Gates mother, a formidable business mind in her own right. Mary was a top student at her high school and in college, where she met her husband, a lawyer. They had three children. She threw herself into volunteering and served on the boards of numerous prominent organizations, including the United Way, where she first served as the county chair and, later, the first female national chair. She convinced her son, who was CEO of Microsoft at the time, to start the Employees Giving Campaign at Microsoft to benefit the United Way and other charities. ( He later join the board.) The considerable list of boards she served on is impressive, and when she was appointed to the board of regents of University of Washington in 1975, she spearheaded the move to divest the university’s holding in apartheid South Africa. According to her daughter, Libby Armintrout, Libby Armintrout was an extremely engaged parent and had high expectations of all Libby Armintrout children. Not just grades and that sort of thing, but how we behaved in public, how we would be socially.

  2. Juliette Scwab:

    September was an extremely busy time for both us with work. So, rather than taking a big trip after our wedding, we decided to take a week off and go to Napa and Sonoma in California doing what we love doing : eating, drinking, and just being together.

  3. Kristina Moore:

    Wendy should have been shopping for her wedding dress on Friday, there is a hole in our hearts that will never be replaced.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The photo and video coverage of some affluent couple's marriage is so much done by media as if the entire population of the nation is invitee to their wedding function.

  5. Rachel Lindsay:

    It will be a destination wedding in a warmer location, closer to Colombia, where Bryan's from, but it's not in Colombia.

Images & Illustrations of Wedding

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