What does matrimony mean?

Definitions for matrimony
ˈmæ trəˌmoʊ nimat·ri·mo·ny

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. marriage, matrimony, union, spousal relationship, wedlock(noun)

    the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)

    "a long and happy marriage"; "God bless this union"

  2. matrimony(noun)

    the ceremony or sacrament of marriage


  1. matrimony(Noun)

    marriage or the state of being married

  2. matrimony(Noun)

    the marriage ceremony

Webster Dictionary

  1. Matrimony(noun)

    the union of man and woman as husband and wife; the nuptial state; marriage; wedlock

  2. Matrimony(noun)

    a kind of game at cards played by several persons


  1. Matrimony

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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Matrimony

    mat′ri-mun-i, n. union of husband and wife, marriage: state of marriage.—adj. Matrimō′nial, relating to, derived from, marriage.—adj. Matrimō′nially. [O. Fr.,—L. matrimoniummater.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    A game for women, in which the unmarried half are trying to find a husband and the married half trying not to be found out by one. Both halves are eminently successful.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of matrimony in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of matrimony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of matrimony in a Sentence

  1. Isadora Duncan:

    So that ends my first experience of matrimony, which I always thought a highly over-rated performance.

  2. Jane Austen, Mansfield Park:

    In all the important preparations of the mind she was complete: being prepared for matrimony by an hatred of home, restraint, and tranquillity; by the misery of disappointed affection, and contempt of the man she was to marry.

  3. Kimano M. Edwards:

    The matrimony of morality and laws is the ark of Western civilization. What we are witnessing is the tragic divorce of civility and humanity that results from discord between the two.

  4. Jane Austen:

    Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.

  5. George Farquhar:

    When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into -- matrimony.

Images & Illustrations of matrimony

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