What does bride mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bridenoun

    a woman who has recently been married

  2. Bridget, Saint Bridget, St. Bridget, Brigid, Saint Brigid, St. Brigid, Bride, Saint Bride, St. Bridenoun

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

  3. bridenoun

    a woman participant in her own marriage ceremony

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bridenoun

    a woman newly married, or about to be married

  2. Bridenoun

    fig.: An object ardently loved

  3. Brideverb

    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

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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. Unknown:

    When the time comes for friends to part, love will be the bride, from heart to heart.

  2. William Butler Yeats:

    You shall go with me, newly-married bride,And gaze upon a merrier multitude.White-armed Nuala, Aengus of the Birds,Feachra of the hurtling form, and himWho is the ruler of the Western Host,Finvara, and their Land of Heart's Desire.Where beauty has no ebb, decay no flood,But joy is wisdom, time an endless song.

  3. Dennis Quaid:

    Just looking into her eyes, she was the most stunning bride.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    On the wedding day, the bride is always on cloud nine because she knows that from this day onward the groom will be dancing only to the tune of her blown musical rhyme.

  5. Christie Brinkley:

    Congratulation to the glowing bride and groom, And to my daughter Alexa, who has a wonderful friend in Alexis! Wishing the growing family every happiness!

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