I want him to marry Rachel because it would be insanely romanticals, but I want him to marry me because it would be AweSome.
They sing, dance, laugh, ride bicycles, marry, play instruments, and eat.
Thus, the logic goes, it means a father could marry his adopted daughter.
Milford and Gauvain are the authors of the forthcoming How Not to marry the Wrong Guy: Is He the One or Should You Run?
“At 54 I want to be able to marry my companion, or at least start the conversation,” he said at a debate on the topic.
You must marry, therefore, if not for your own sake, for the sake of your mother and sisters.
I told him that I liked him, but I did not, I could not marry him.
But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.
I might take advantage of your present position to get you to promise to marry me.
She had been asked to marry him by her cousin Mr Ball, and she had almost yielded.
c.1300, "to give (offspring) in marriage," from Old French marier "to get married; to marry off, give in marriage; to bring together in marriage," from Latin maritare "to wed, marry, give in marriage" (source of Italian maritare, Spanish and Portuguese maridar), from maritus (n.) "married man, husband," of uncertain origin, originally a past participle, perhaps ultimately from "provided with a *mari," a young woman, from PIE root *mari- "young wife, young woman," akin to *meryo- "young man" (cf. Sanskrit marya- "young man, suitor").
Meaning "to get married, join (with someone) in matrimony" is early 14c. in English, as is that of "to take in marriage." Said from 1520s of the priest, etc., who performs the rite. Figurative use from early 15c. Related: Married; marrying. Phrase the marrying kind, describing one inclined toward marriage and almost always used with a negative, is attested by 1824, probably short for marrying kind of men, which is from a popular 1756 essay by Chesterfield.
In some Indo-European languages there were distinct "marry" verbs for men and women, though some of these have become generalized. Cf. Latin ducere uxorem (of men), literally "to lead a wife;" nubere (of women), perhaps originally "to veil" [Buck]. Also cf. Old Norse kvangask (of men) from kvan "wife" (cf. quean), so "take a wife;" giptask (of women), from gipta, a specialized use of "to give" (cf. gift (n.)) so "to be given."
a common oath in the Middle Ages, mid-14c., now obsolete, a corruption of the name of the Virgin Mary.
To join; bring together: He tries to marry the Canadian producers with the foreign buyers (1526+)