"betroth" Definition

  1. v. t. To contract to any one for a marriage; to engage or promise in order to marriage; to affiance; -- used esp. of a woman.
  2. v. t. To promise to take (as a future spouse); to plight one's troth to.
  3. v. t. To nominate to a bishopric, in order to consecration.

More About betroth

Position in dictionary: 10158 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "betroth": 5
Words that end with "betroth": 1
Words that contain "betroth": 5
Next words in dictionary: betrothal, betrothed, betrothing, betrothment, betrust
Previous words in dictionary: betrimming, betrimmed, betrim, betrayment, betraying

English Dictionary Definition of betroth

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