Wived
Wive Wive, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wiving}.] [AS. w[=i]fian, gew[=i]fian. See {Wite}.] To marry, as a man; to take a wife. [1913 Webster]

Wherefore we pray you hastily to wive. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • wived — un·wived; …   English syllables

  • wived — v. marry a wife; take a wife; get married; give a woman as a wife …   English contemporary dictionary

  • i-wived — ME. pa. pple. of wive v …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wive — Wive, v. t. 1. To match to a wife; to provide with a wife. An I could get me but a wife . . . I were manned, horsed, and wived. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To take for a wife; to marry. [1913 Webster] I have wived his sister. Sir W. Scott. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Many — Ma ny, a. & pron. Note: [It has no variation to express degrees of comparison; more and most, which are used for the comparative and superlative degrees, are from a different root.] [OE. mani, moni, AS. manig, m[ae]nig, monig; akin to D. menig,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Many a — Many Ma ny, a. & pron. Note: [It has no variation to express degrees of comparison; more and most, which are used for the comparative and superlative degrees, are from a different root.] [OE. mani, moni, AS. manig, m[ae]nig, monig; akin to D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Many one — Many Ma ny, a. & pron. Note: [It has no variation to express degrees of comparison; more and most, which are used for the comparative and superlative degrees, are from a different root.] [OE. mani, moni, AS. manig, m[ae]nig, monig; akin to D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • multi — Many Ma ny, a. & pron. Note: [It has no variation to express degrees of comparison; more and most, which are used for the comparative and superlative degrees, are from a different root.] [OE. mani, moni, AS. manig, m[ae]nig, monig; akin to D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The many — Many Ma ny, a. & pron. Note: [It has no variation to express degrees of comparison; more and most, which are used for the comparative and superlative degrees, are from a different root.] [OE. mani, moni, AS. manig, m[ae]nig, monig; akin to D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Too many — Many Ma ny, a. & pron. Note: [It has no variation to express degrees of comparison; more and most, which are used for the comparative and superlative degrees, are from a different root.] [OE. mani, moni, AS. manig, m[ae]nig, monig; akin to D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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