Definitions for bride
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word bride.
a woman who has recently been married
Bridget, Saint Bridget, St. Bridget, Brigid, Saint Brigid, St. Brigid, Bride, Saint Bride, St. Bridenoun
Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
a woman participant in her own marriage ceremony
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A woman new married.
Etymology: bryd, Saxon; brudur, in Runick, signifies a beautiful woman.
Help me mine own love’s praises to resound,
Ne let the fame of any be envy’d;
So Orpheus did for his own bride. Edmund Spenser, Epithalamium.
The day approach’d, when fortune should decide
Th’important enterprize, and give the bride. John Dryden, Fab.
These are tributes due from pious brides,
From a chaste matron, and a virtuous wife. Edmund Smith, Phædr.
A bride is a woman who is about to be married or who is newlywed. When marrying, the bride's future spouse, is usually referred to as the bridegroom or just groom. In Western culture, a bride may be attended by a maid, bridesman and one or more bridesmaids.
A bride is a woman who is about to be married or who has just been married. The term can also be used to refer to a woman during a wedding ceremony or shortly after it. She is typically associated with a special dress and veil, which are traditionally white in many cultures.
a woman newly married, or about to be married
fig.: An object ardently loved
to make a bride of
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
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.]
A female to marry.
The bride looked radiant and her husband looked so handsome, they were joyful.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bride is ranked #30665 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Bride surname appeared 760 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Bride.
81.3% or 618 total occurrences were White.
15.3% or 117 total occurrences were Black.
1.5% or 12 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.1% or 9 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'bride' in Nouns Frequency: #2702
The numerical value of bride in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of bride in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
I do, some guests are telling us the bride and groom didn't speak to each other at the reception.
It was emotional, especially for her, she's the bride and in less than 24 hours they had to change everything they had planned.
Weeping bride, laughing wife; laughing bride, weeping wife.
We both live and breathe geek culture and connected over that right away. You have to know how to have fun and have a sense of humor about it, as a bride-to-be you can get lost in what tradition and magazines tell you, but it's important to stay true to who you are as a couple. It's your love, nobody else's and that's what matters.
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.
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Translations for bride
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- няве́ста, малада́яBelarusian
- бу́лка, младоже́нка, годени́цаBulgarian
- núviaCatalan, Valencian
- нєвѣстаOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- بیوگ, عروسPersian
- future mariée, mariée, épouse, jeune mariée, future épouseFrench
- bean na bainnse, bean nuadh-phòsdaScottish Gaelic
- दुलहन, नवोढा, नववधू, वधूHindi
- հարս, հարսնացուArmenian
- pengantin, pengantin perempuanIndonesian
- fiancito, fiancitino, fiancituloIdo
- fidanzata, sposaItalian
- 花嫁, 新婦, 嫁Japanese
- პატარძალი, დედოფალიGeorgian
- 신부, 新婦Korean
- bûk, بووکKurdish
- wahine mārenaMāori
- pengantin perempuanMalay
- သတို့သမီး, သတိုးသမီးBurmese
- brur, brudNorwegian Nynorsk
- narzeczona, panna młodaPolish
- новобра́чная, молода́я, неве́стаRussian
- невеста, млада, nevesta, mladaSerbo-Croatian
- వధువు, పెళ్ళి కూతురుTelugu
- gelin, gelnejeTurkmen
- كېلىنUyghur, Uighur
- наре́чена, молода́Ukrainian
- نذوڈھا, دلہنUrdu
- cô dâuVietnamese
- higam, jigam, gamVolapük
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