Married
Married Mar"ried, a. 1. Being in the state of matrimony; having a spouse; wedded; as, a married man or woman; -- of one person. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to marriage; connubial; as, the married state; one's married name. [1913 Webster]

3. Wedded to each other; as, a married couple; John and Joan are no longer married; -- of two people. [PJC]

4. Hence: [fig.] Joined to form one object; united. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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