betrothing

  • 1 Betrothing — Betroth Be*troth , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Betrothed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Betrothing}.] [Pref. be + troth, i. e., truth. See {Truth}.] 1. To contract to any one for a marriage; to engage or promise in order to marriage; to affiance; used esp. of a… …

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  • 2 betrothing — be·troth || bɪ trəʊð v. engage to marry, bind with a promise to wed …

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  • 3 συνεγγυᾶται — συνεγγυάω join in betrothing pres subj mp 3rd sg συνεγγυάω join in betrothing pres ind mp 3rd sg συνεγγυάω join in betrothing pres subj mp 3rd sg συνεγγυάω join in betrothing pres ind mp 3rd sg …

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  • 4 Trothplight — Troth plight , n. The act of betrothing, or plighting faith; betrothing. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 συνεγγυῶντος — συνεγγυάω join in betrothing pres part act masc/neut gen sg συνεγγυάω join in betrothing pres part act masc/neut gen sg …

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  • 6 Betroth — Be*troth , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Betrothed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Betrothing}.] [Pref. be + troth, i. e., truth. See {Truth}.] 1. To contract to any one for a marriage; to engage or promise in order to marriage; to affiance; used esp. of a woman.… …

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  • 7 Betrothal — Be*troth al, n. The act of betrothing, or the fact of being betrothed; a mutual promise, engagement, or contract for a future marriage between the persons betrothed; betrothment; affiance. The feast of betrothal. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Betrothed — Betroth Be*troth , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Betrothed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Betrothing}.] [Pref. be + troth, i. e., truth. See {Truth}.] 1. To contract to any one for a marriage; to engage or promise in order to marriage; to affiance; used esp. of a… …

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  • 9 Betrothment — Be*troth ment, n. The act of betrothing, or the state of being betrothed; betrothal. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 Contract — Con tract (k[o^]n tr[a^]kt), n. [L. contractus, fr. contrahere: cf. F. contrat, formerly also contract.] 1. (Law) The agreement of two or more persons, upon a sufficient consideration or cause, to do, or to abstain from doing, some act; an… …

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  • 11 Desponsation — Des pon*sa tion, n. [L. desponsatio: cf. OF. desponsation.] A betrothing; betrothal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] For all this desponsation of her . . . she had not set one step toward the consummation of her marriage. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Espousal — Es*pous al, n. [OF. espousailles, pl., F. [ e]pousailles, L. sponsalia, fr. sponsalis belonging to betrothal or espousal. See {Espouse}, and cf. {Sponsal}, {Spousal}.] 1. The act of espousing or betrothing; especially, in the plural, betrothal;… …

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  • 13 Subarration — Sub ar*ra tion, n. [Pref. sub + L. arra, arrha, earnest money. See {Earnest} a pledge.] The ancient custom of betrothing by the bestowal, on the part of the man, of marriage gifts or tokens, as money, rings, or other presents, upon the woman.… …

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  • 14 betrothal — noun Date: 1831 1. the act of betrothing or fact of being betrothed 2. a mutual promise or contract for a future marriage …

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