What does marital mean?

Definitions for marital
ˈmær ɪ tlmar·i·tal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. marital, matrimonial, marriedadjective

    of or relating to the state of marriage

    "marital status"; "marital fidelity"; "married bliss"

GCIDE

  1. Maritaladjective

    Of or pertaining to marriage; matrimonial.

Wiktionary

  1. maritaladjective

    Pertaining to marriage.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Maritalnoun

    Pertaining to a husband; incident to a husband.

    Etymology: maritus, Latin; marital, French.

    If any one retains a wife that has been taken in the act of adultery, he hereby incurs the guilt of the crime of bawdry. But because repentance does, for the most part, consist in the mind, and since Christian charity, as well as marital affection, easily induces a belief thereof, this law is not observed. John Ayliffe, Parergon.

    It has been determined by some unpolite professors of the law, that a husband may exercise his marital authority so far, as to give his wife moderate correction. Art of Tormenting.

Wikipedia

  1. marital

    Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a culturally and often legally recognized union between people called spouses. It establishes rights and obligations between them, as well as between them and their children, and between them and their in-laws. It is nearly a cultural universal, but the definition of marriage varies between cultures and religions, and over time. Typically, it is an institution in which interpersonal relationships, usually sexual, are acknowledged or sanctioned. In some cultures, marriage is recommended or considered to be compulsory before pursuing any sexual activity. A marriage ceremony is called a wedding. Individuals may marry for several reasons, including legal, social, libidinal, emotional, financial, spiritual, and religious purposes. Whom they marry may be influenced by gender, socially determined rules of incest, prescriptive marriage rules, parental choice, and individual desire. In some areas of the world, arranged marriage, child marriage, polygamy, and forced marriage are practiced. In other areas, such practices are outlawed to preserve women's rights or children's rights (both female and male) or as a result of international law. In some parts of the world, marriage has historically restricted the rights of women, who are (or were) considered the property of the husband. Around the world, primarily in developed democracies, there has been a general trend towards ensuring equal rights for women within marriage (including abolishing coverture, liberalizing divorce laws, and reforming reproductive and sexual rights) and legally recognizing the marriages of interfaith, interracial/interethnic/inter-caste, and same-sex couples. Controversies continue regarding the legal status of married women, leniency towards violence within marriage, customs such as dowry and bride price, forced marriage, marriageable age, and criminalization of premarital and extramarital sex. Female age at marriage has proven to be a strong indicator for female autonomy and is continuously used by economic history research.Marriage can be recognized by a state, an organization, a religious authority, a tribal group, a local community, or peers. It is often viewed as a contract. A religious marriage is performed by a religious institution to recognize and create the rights and obligations intrinsic to matrimony in that religion. Religious marriage is known variously as sacramental marriage in Catholicism, nikah in Islam, nissuin in Judaism, and various other names in other faith traditions, each with their own constraints as to what constitutes, and who can enter into, a valid religious marriage.

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  1. marital

    Marital generally refers to anything related to marriage or the state of being married. It is associated with the relationship between spouses or conditions and responsibilities connected to married life.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Marital

    of or pertaining to a husband; as, marital rights, duties, authority

  2. Etymology: [F., fr. L. maritalis, fr. maritus belonging to marriage, n., a husband. See Marry, v.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Marital

    mar′i-tal, adj. pertaining to a husband: of the nature of a marriage.—n. Maritā′gium, in the feudal system, the right of the lord of the fee to dispose of the heiress, later also of the male heir, in marriage. [Fr.,—L. maritalismaritus, a husband—mas, maris, a male.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of marital in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of marital in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of marital in a Sentence

  1. Tony Perkins:

    Last night we learned from online reports about allegations concerning Josh Duggar and then read his confession today. We are grieved by Josh’s conduct and the devastating impact of his pornography addiction and marital unfaithfulness, our hearts hurt for his family, and all those affected by Josh’s actions. His deceitful behavior harms his family, his friends, his former coworkers, and the cause he has publicly espoused.

  2. Fabrice Devanlay:

    She's a woman who went from top model to singer and actress, and from champagne socialist to wife of a right-wing president, sure there's a risk, because she is marked by the political side of her marital status, but her international celebrity is an incredible driver for the visibility of our campaign.

  3. Deborah Carr:

    Some forms of marital strain can be protective, but support can be stifling, marital conflict does n’t necessarily mean tension and discord, it can be squabbles over things like, ‘ why did n’t you take your meds ? ’ .

  4. Brian Whitney:

    It is a love-hate relationship, there is a glamor to it, there's an achievement, but the toll that takes on Brian Whitney personal and professional and marital life is significant.

  5. Amit Ray:

    The ethical AI systems must learn not discriminate and not to manipulate any one based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, genetic or medical information. Must understand its own misuse or misconduct limits and the recertification mechanisms.

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