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Meaning of WEDDING

Pronunciation:  'weding

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony; "their marriage was conducted in the chapel"
  2. [n]  the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed
  3. [n]  a party of people at a wedding

WEDDING is a 7 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: marriage, marriage ceremony, nuptials, wedding ceremony, wedding party
 See Also: best man, bridal, bride, bridegroom, bridesmaid, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, civil marriage, espousal, flower girl, groom, groomsman, love match, observance, party, remarriage, rite, ritual, trainbearer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Wed"ding\, n. [AS. wedding.]
Nuptial ceremony; nuptial festivities; marriage; nuptials.

      Simple and brief was the wedding, as that of Ruth and
      of Boaz.                                 --Longfellow.

Note: Certain anniversaries of an unbroken marriage have
      received fanciful, and more or less appropriate, names.
      Thus, the fifth anniversary is called the wooden
      wedding; the tenth, the tin wedding; the fifteenth, the
      crystal wedding; the twentieth, the china wedding; the
      twenty-fifth, the silver wedding; the fiftieth, the
      golden wedding; the sixtieth, the diamond wedding.
      These anniversaries are often celebrated by appropriate
      presents of wood, tin, china, silver, gold, etc., given
      by friends.

Note: Wedding is often used adjectively; as, wedding cake,
      wedding cards, wedding clothes, wedding day, wedding
      feast, wedding guest, wedding ring, etc.

            Let her beauty be her wedding dower. --Shak.

{Wedding favor}, a marriage favor. See under {Marriage}.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a wedding in your dream, symbolizes a new beginning or transition. Dreams involving weddings are generally negative and highlight some anxiety or fear. It often refers to feelings of bitterness, sorrow, or death. Alternatively, wedding dreams reflect your issues about commitment and independence. Dreaming that you are getting married to your current spouse again, represents your wedded bliss and happiness. It highlights your strong commitment to each other. It may also signify a new phase (such as parenthood) that you are entering in your life. Dreaming that you are planning your own wedding to someone you never met, is a metaphor symbolizing the union of your masculine and feminine side. It represents a transitional phase where you are seeking some sort of balance between your aggressive side and emotional side.