Latin vas, genitive vadis "bail, security Lithuanian vaduoti "to redeem a pledge.
To become united or to blend: a building that will wed with the landscape.
"The mountain shall not wed the sea muttered the envious air.To bind by close or lasting ties; attach firmly: She wedded herself to the cause of the poor.Show More, origin of wed before 900; Middle English wedde, Old English weddian to pledge; cognate with German wetten to bet, Old Norse vethja to pledge."Originally 'make a woman papel para imprimir cartas de poker one's wife by giving a pledge or earnest money then used of either party" Buck.We'd weed contraction of we had, we should, or we would.Show More Online Etymology Dictionary, 2010 Douglas Harper Word of the Day nepenthe).Show More verb (used without object wedded or wed, wedding.Yes, it must be a dream, since certainly it was to no madman that I was wed last night.Historical Examples, why should I guard it longer for him who may wed her, and whom I may never behold?To marry (another person) in a formal ceremony.British Dictionary definitions for wed wed verb weds, wedding, wedded or wed to take (a person of the opposite sex) as a husband or wife; marry (tr) to join (two people) in matrimony (tr) to unite closely Show More Word Origin Old English weddian; related.1979, 1986 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for wed.Show More, usage note, see contraction.
To contract marriage; marry.
According to the announcement, van der, sloot will wed 24-year-old, leidy.
Contemporary Examples, even those set to wed embraced the style on their special day.