wedding Definition

a marriage ceremony, especially considered as including the associated celebrations.

Using wedding: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "wedding" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The wedding was held in a church.

  • Example

    They had a small wedding with only family and close friends.

  • Example

    The couple went on a honeymoon after their wedding.

wedding Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for wedding

Phrases with wedding

  • a traditional formal or semi-formal Western wedding where the bride wears a white wedding dress


    She always dreamed of having a white wedding.

  • a wedding that is arranged quickly and often forced because the bride is pregnant


    They had a shotgun wedding because she was already three months pregnant.

  • a wedding that takes place in a location away from the couple's hometown or residence


    They decided to have a destination wedding in Hawaii.


Summary: wedding in Brief

A 'wedding' [ˈwɛdɪŋ] is a formal ceremony that celebrates the union of two people in marriage. It is often accompanied by festivities and traditions, such as the bride wearing a white dress, exchanging vows and rings, and going on a honeymoon. Different types of weddings include 'white wedding,' 'shotgun wedding,' and 'destination wedding.'

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