An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to get married)
a. to marry
Luisa quedó embarazada un par de meses después de maridar.Luisa got pregnant a few months after she married.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to join together)
a. to combine
El mesero nos ayudó a maridar el vino correcto con nuestra comida.The waiter helped us to combine the right wine with our meal.
b. to pair with
Yo creo que puedes maridar casi cualquier cerveza con pizza.I think you can pair almost any beer with pizza.
c. to marry
La banda logró maridar la música disco con el rock.The band managed to marry disco music with rock.
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transitive verb
1 (combinar) to combine; marry
una palabra que marida tradición libresca y sensorialidad cubana
2 (casar) to marry
toda la Creación es palacio del desposorio y cuerpo de la Esposa, con la que Dios se marida.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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