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BETROTHED

 Dictionary entry overview: What does betrothed mean? 

BETROTHED (noun)
  The noun BETROTHED has 1 sense:

1. the person to whom you are engaged

  Familiarity information: BETROTHED used as a noun is very rare.


BETROTHED (adjective)
  The adjective BETROTHED has 1 sense:

1. pledged to be married

  Familiarity information: BETROTHED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BETROTHED (noun)


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Meaning:

The person to whom you are engaged

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("betrothed" is a kind of...):

lover (a person who loves or is loved)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "betrothed"):

fiance; groom-to-be (a man who is engaged to be married)

bride-to-be; fiancee (a woman who is engaged to be married)


BETROTHED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Pledged to be married

Synonyms:

affianced; betrothed; bespoken; pledged; engaged

Context example:

the engaged couple

Similar:

attached; committed (associated in an exclusive sexual relationship)


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