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Meaning of BRIDE

Pronunciation:  brId, brId

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a woman who has recently been married
  2. [n]  a woman participant in her own marriage ceremony
  3. [n]  Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)

BRIDE is a 5 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: Bridget, Brigid, Saint Bride, Saint Bridget, Saint Brigid, St Bride, St Bridget, St Brigid
 See Also: abbess, honeymooner, mother superior, newlywed, participant, patron saint, prioress, war bride, wedding, wedding party



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Bride\ (br[imac]d), n. [OE. bride, brid, brude, brud,
    burd, AS. br[=y]d; akin to OFries. breid, OSax. br[=u]d, D.
    bruid, OHG. pr[=u]t, br[=u]t, G. braut, Icel. br[=u][eth]r,
    Sw. & Dan. brud, Goth. br[=u][thorn]s; cf. Armor. pried
    spouse, W. priawd a married person.]
    1. A woman newly married, or about to be married.
             Has by his own experience tried How much the wife is
             dearer than the bride.                --Lyttleton.
             I will show thee the bride, the Lamb's wife. --Rev.
                                                   xxi. 9.
    2. Fig.: An object ardently loved.
    {Bride of the sea}, the city of Venice.
  2. \Bride\, v. t.
    To make a bride of. [Obs.]
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of a bride means the most feminine qualities about you. A bride may also symbolize a union or partnership or some sort.
Easton Bible Dictionary

frequently used in the ordinary sense (Isa. 49:18; 61:10, etc.). The relation between Christ and his church is set forth under the figure of that between a bridegroom and bride (John 3:29). The church is called "the bride" (Rev. 21:9; 22:17). Compare parable of the Ten Virgins (Matt. 25:1-13).