09/04/2019 4:36:00 Post-marriage Post-marriage
What is Post-marriage?
Post-marriage definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
(broadly) any of the diverse forms of interpersonal union established in various parts of the world to form a familial bond that is recognized legally, religiously, or socially, granting the participating partners mutual conjugal rights and responsibilities and including, for example, opposite-sex marriage, same-sex marriage, plural marriage, and arranged marriage: Anthropologists say that some type of marriage has been found in every known human society since ancient times.See Word Story at the current entry.
- Also called opposite-sex marriage.the form of this institution under which a man and a woman have established their decision to live as husband and wife by legal commitments, religious ceremonies, etc.See also traditional marriage(def 2).
- this institution expanded to include two partners of the same gender, as in same-sex marriage; gay marriage.
the state, condition, or relationship of being married; wedlock: They have a happy marriage.
the legal or religious ceremony that formalizes the decision of two people to live as a married couple, including the accompanying social festivities: to officiate at a marriage.
a relationship in which two people have pledged themselves to each other in the manner of a husband and wife, without legal sanction: trial marriage.
any close or intimate association or union: the marriage of words and music in a hit song.
a formal agreement between two companies or enterprises to combine operations, resources, etc., for mutual benefit; merger.
a blending or matching of different elements or components: The new lipstick is a beautiful marriage of fragrance and texture.
Cards. a meld of the king and queen of a suit, as in pinochle.Compare royal marriage.
a piece of antique furniture assembled from components of two or more authentic pieces.
Obsolete. the formal declaration or contract by which act a man and a woman join in wedlock.