What does affiance mean?

Definitions for affiance
əˈfaɪ ənsaf·fi·ance

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word affiance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. betroth, engage, affiance, plight(verb)

    give to in marriage


  1. affiance(Noun)

    Faith, trust.

  2. affiance(Noun)

    A solemn engagement, especially a pledge of marriage.

  3. affiance(Verb)

    To be betrothed to; to promise to marry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affiance(noun)

    plighted faith; marriage contract or promise

  2. Affiance(noun)

    trust; reliance; faith; confidence

  3. Affiance(verb)

    to betroth; to pledge one's faith to for marriage, or solemnly promise (one's self or another) in marriage

  4. Affiance(verb)

    to assure by promise

  5. Origin: [OE. afiaunce trust, confidence, OF. afiance, fr. afier to trust, fr. LL. affidare to trust; ad + fidare to trust, fr. L. fides faith. See Faith, and cf. Affidavit, Affy, Confidence.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Affiance

    af-fī′ans, n. faith pledged to: marriage contract: trust: affinity (in, on).—v.t. to pledge faith: to betroth.—adj. and n. Affī′anced, betrothed. [O. Fr. afiance, afier—L. ad, to, fides, faith.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affiance in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affiance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  • обручиться, обручатьсяRussian

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