What does wedding mean?

Definitions for wedding
ˈwɛd ɪŋwed·ding

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wedding, wedding ceremony, nuptials, hymenealsnoun

    the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed

  2. marriage, wedding, marriage ceremonynoun

    the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony

    "their marriage was conducted in the chapel"

  3. wedding, wedding partynoun

    a party of people at a wedding

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wedding

    of Wed

    Etymology: [AS. wedding.]

  2. Weddingnoun

    nuptial ceremony; nuptial festivities; marriage; nuptials

    Etymology: [AS. wedding.]

Freebase

  1. Wedding

    A wedding is the ceremony in which two people are united in marriage. Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between cultures, ethnic groups, religions, countries, and social classes. Most wedding ceremonies involve an exchange of wedding vows by the couple, presentation of a gift, and a public proclamation of marriage by an authority figure or leader. Special wedding garments are often worn, and the ceremony is sometimes followed by a wedding reception. Music, poetry, prayers or readings from religious texts or literature are also commonly incorporated into the ceremony.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. WEDDING

    A trade in which the bride is generally given away, and the groom is often sold.

Editors Contribution

  1. wedding

    The social event at which a ceremony and unity of marriage is created and celebrated.

    We love a good wedding, a unity of two people, their families and friends.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 27, 2019  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wedding' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3230

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wedding' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1679

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wedding' in Nouns Frequency: #1202

How to pronounce wedding?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wedding in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wedding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of wedding in a Sentence

  1. Chelsea Clinton:

    If I say, 'go to my wedding,' they go to my wedding.

  2. Polish Proverb:

    The woman cries before the wedding and the man after.

  3. Kang Mi-jin:

    Even if it's hard to get, people try to buy South Korean cosmetics for their fiancés as a wedding gift, since it is regarded as the best and symbol of wealth.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    He who dances on his wedding day has lost all his senses.

  5. Brother Daniel Ritzer:

    I will never get to walk Colleen Ritzer down the aisle at Colleen Ritzer wedding, i will never giver Colleen Ritzer away at the altar, or have that father-daughter dance... And I lost my beautiful little girl.

Images & Illustrations of wedding

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