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English Dictionary: Wed by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
wed
adj
  1. having been taken in marriage
    Synonym(s): wed, wedded
n
  1. the fourth day of the week; the third working day [syn: Wednesday, Midweek, Wed]
v
  1. take in marriage [syn: marry, get married, wed, conjoin, hook up with, get hitched with, espouse]
  2. perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got spliced on Hawaii"
    Synonym(s): marry, wed, tie, splice
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Wed \Wed\ (w[ecr]d), n. [AS. wedd; akin to OFries. wed, OD.
      wedde, OHG, wetti, G. wette a wager, Icel. ve[edh] a pledge,
      Sw. vad a wager, an appeal, Goth. wadi a pledge, Lith.
      vad[uring]ti to redeem (a pledge), LL. vadium, L. vas, vadis,
      bail, security, vadimonium security, and Gr. [?], [?] a
      prize. Cf. {Athlete}, {Gage} a pledge, {Wage}.]
      A pledge; a pawn. [Obs.] --Gower. Piers Plowman.
  
               Let him be ware, his neck lieth to wed [i. e., for a
               security].                                             --Chaucer.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Wed \Wed\, v. i.
      To contact matrimony; to marry. [bd]When I shall wed.[b8]
      --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Wed \Wed\, v. t. [imp. {Wedded}; p. p. {Wedded} or {Wed}; p. pr.
      & vb. n. {Wedding}.] [OE. wedden, AS. weddian to covenant,
      promise, to wed, marry; akin to OFries. weddia to promise, D.
      wedden to wager, to bet, G. wetten, Icel. ve[edh]ja, Dan.
      vedde, Sw. v[84]dja to appeal, Goth. gawadj[omac]n to
      betroth. See {Wed}, n.]
      1. To take for husband or for wife by a formal ceremony; to
            marry; to espouse.
  
                     With this ring I thee wed.                  --Bk. of Com.
                                                                              Prayer.
  
                     I saw thee first, and wedded thee.      --Milton.
  
      2. To join in marriage; to give in wedlock.
  
                     And Adam, wedded to another Eve, Shall live with
                     her.                                                   --Milton.
  
      3. Fig.: To unite as if by the affections or the bond of
            marriage; to attach firmly or indissolubly.
  
                     Thou art wedded to calamity.               --Shak.
  
                     Men are wedded to their lusts.            --Tillotson.
  
                     [Flowers] are wedded thus, like beauty to old age.
                                                                              --Cowper.
  
      4. To take to one's self and support; to espouse. [Obs.]
  
                     They positively and concernedly wedded his cause.
                                                                              --Clarendon.
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