intermarry

/ɪntəˈmæri / (say intuh'maree)

verb (i) (intermarried, intermarrying)
1. to become connected by marriage, as two families, tribes, castes, peoples, etc.
2. to marry within the limits of the family or of near relationship.
3. to marry, one with another.
intermarriage, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Intermarry — In ter*mar ry, v. i. To become connected by marriage between their members; to give and take mutually in marriage; said of families, ranks, races, castes, etc. [1913 Webster] About the middle of the fourth century from the building of Rome, it… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intermarry — 1570s, to marry one another, from INTER (Cf. inter ) + MARRY (Cf. marry). Meaning to marry across families, castes, tribes, etc. is from 1610s. Related: Intermarried; intermarrying …   Etymology dictionary

  • intermarry — [in΄tər mar′ē] vi. intermarried, intermarrying 1. to become connected by or unite in marriage: said of persons of different clans, tribes, races, religions, castes, etc. 2. to marry: said of closely related persons …   English World dictionary

  • intermarry — v. (D; intr.) to intermarry with (to intermarry with the local population) * * * [ˌɪntə mærɪ] (D; intr.) to intermarry with (to intermarry with the local population) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • intermarry — in|ter|mar|ry [ˌıntəˈmæri US ər ] v past tense and past participle intermarried present participle intermarrying third person singular intermarries 1.) if people from two social, racial, or religious groups intermarry, people from one group marry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • intermarry — [[t]ɪ̱ntə(r)mæ̱ri[/t]] intermarries, intermarrying, intermarried V RECIP When people from different social, racial, or religious groups intermarry, they marry each other. You can also say that one group intermarries with another group. [pl n V]… …   English dictionary

  • intermarry — verb (intransitive + with) 1 if two groups or races intermarry, people from each group marry people from the other 2 to marry someone within your own group or family: It is not unusual for royal cousins to intermarry …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • intermarry — UK [ˌɪntə(r)ˈmærɪ] / US [ˌɪntərˈmerɪ] verb [intransitive] Word forms intermarry : present tense I/you/we/they intermarry he/she/it intermarries present participle intermarrying past tense intermarried past participle intermarried 1) to get… …   English dictionary

  • intermarry — intransitive verb Date: 1574 1. a. to marry each other b. to marry within a group 2. to become connected by intermarriage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intermarry — /in teuhr mar ee/, v.i., intermarried, intermarrying. 1. to become connected by marriage, as two families, tribes, castes, or religions. 2. to marry within one s family. 3. to marry outside one s religion, ethnic group, etc. 4. to marry. [1565… …   Universalium

  • intermarry — verb a) To marry a member of another group, social strata, or religion. b) To marry within the same ethnic, social, or family group. See Also: intermarriage …   Wiktionary

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