What does bride mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bride(noun)

    a woman who has recently been married

  2. Bridget, Saint Bridget, St. Bridget, Brigid, Saint Brigid, St. Brigid, Bride, Saint Bride, St. Bride(noun)

    Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)

  3. bride(noun)

    a woman participant in her own marriage ceremony

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bride(noun)

    a woman newly married, or about to be married

  2. Bride(noun)

    fig.: An object ardently loved

  3. Bride(verb)

    to make a bride of

Freebase

  1. Bride

    A bride is a woman about to be married or newlywed. In Western culture, a bride may be attended by one or more bridesmaids.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bride

    brīd, n. a woman about to be married: a woman newly married.—v.i. (Shak.) to act the bride.—ns. Bride′-ale (obs.)—Bridal, the ale-drinking at a marriage feast; Bride′-bed, the marriage bed; Bride′cake, the bride's cake, or cake distributed at a wedding; Bride′-cham′ber, a nuptial apartment; Bride′groom, a man about to be married: a man newly married; Bride′maid, Bride's′-maid, Bride′man, Bride's′-man, young unmarried people who attend the bride and bridegroom at a wedding. [A.S. brýd; Ice. brúdr, Ger. braut, a bride.]

Editors Contribution

  1. bride

    A female to marry.

    The bride looked radiant and her husband looked so handsome, they were joyful.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 11, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bride' in Nouns Frequency: #2702

How to pronounce bride?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bride in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bride in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of bride in a Sentence

  1. Felix Kiprono:

    I got interested in her in 2008, as a matter of fact, I haven't dated anyone since and promise to be faithful to her. I have shared this with my family and they are willing to help me raise the bride price.

  2. Jamie McCarthy:

    It was emotional, especially for her, she's the bride and in less than 24 hours they had to change everything they had planned.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Many guests have the misconception that the bride & groom's relatives who stand with folded hands & smiling face at the main gate of the reception ceremony are for welcoming them, but the fact is they guard to avoid the entry of gatecrashers looking for free,sumptuous meal.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The moment the bride and groom tie the nuptial knot, that couple is brought into the boxing ring to fling & fight and subsequently those very marriage guests and outsiders become the spectators to clap and cheer with their every knock on each other.

  5. Ringo Starr:

    They were all surprised that I wasn't in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and [Paul] talked to somebody and they're going to put me in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and he's going to give me away like I'm the bride and I will accept.

Images & Illustrations of bride

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