wedding ring
noun Date: 14th century a ring of metal (as gold) given by the groom to the bride during the wedding service; also a similar ring given by the bride to the groom in a double-ring service

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wedding ring — n. a ring, typically a band of gold, platinum, etc., given by the groom to the bride during a wedding ceremony; also, such a ring often given to the groom by the bride …   English World dictionary

  • wedding ring — also wedding band n a ring that you wear to show that you are married …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wedding ring — ► NOUN ▪ a ring worn by a married person, given to them by their spouse at their wedding …   English terms dictionary

  • wedding ring — wedding ,ring noun count a ring that people wear on their left hand to show that they are married …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Wedding ring — For other uses, see Wedding ring (disambiguation). A white gold wedding ring. A wedding ring or wedding band is a metal ring indicating the wearer is married. Depending on the local culture, it is worn on the base of the right or the left ring… …   Wikipedia

  • wedding ring — noun a ring (usually plain gold) given to the bride (and sometimes one is also given to the groom) at the wedding • Syn: ↑wedding band • Hypernyms: ↑ring, ↑band * * * noun, pl ⋯ rings [count] : a ring that you wear as a sign that you are married… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wedding ring — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms wedding ring : singular wedding ring plural wedding rings a ring that people in most countries wear on their left hand to show that they are married …   English dictionary

  • wedding ring — ring that is given during a marriage ceremony as a symbol of covenant and commitment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wedding ring — /ˈwɛdɪŋ rɪŋ/ (say weding ring) noun a ring, usually of gold, white gold, silver or platinum, given by one spouse to the other during a wedding ceremony and worn afterwards. Also, wedding band …   Australian English dictionary

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