wed
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wed(
wehd
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to get married to)
a. casarse con
This past weekend, my sister wed her lifetime love.El pasado fin de semana, mi hermana se casó con el amor de toda su vida.
b. desposarse con
Shortly after Anne Boleyn's execution, the king wed her lady-in-waiting, Jane Seymour.Poco tiempo después de la ejecución de Ana Bolena, el rey se desposó con su dama de compañía, Jane Seymour.
2. (to marry)
a. casar
The minister wed the couple last June.El ministro casó a la pareja en junio pasado.
b. desposar
The baptism of the prince was held in the same church where the king and the queen were wed.El bautismo se llevó a cabo en la misma iglesia en que se desposaron el rey y la reina.
3. (to unite)
a. combinar
Elena's photographic projects wed creativity with passion.Los proyectos fotográficos de Elena combinan la creatividad con la pasión.
4. (to commit; used with "to")
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Our party is wedded to democracy.Nuestro partido está comprometido con la democracia.
The organization is wedded to the idea of helping abused women.La organización está empeñada en la idea de ayudar a mujeres en situación de abuso.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to get married)
a. casarse
We are to wed this June.Nos casamos en junio.
b. desposarse
The royal couple wed in the basilica.La pareja real se desposó en la basílica.
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wed
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. casarse con
2. (fig)
a.
to be wedded toaferrarse a
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. desposarse, casarse
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wed [wed]
transitive verb
to wed sb [+bride, bridegroom] desposarse con algn; casarse con algn; [+priest] desposar a algn; casar a algn
intransitive verb
desposarse; casarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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