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DE 3ED 3
EW 5WE 5

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wed ewd wde dwe edw dew

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Definitions and meaning of wed



From Middle English wedden, weddien, from Old English weddian (to pledge; wed), from Proto-West Germanic *waddjōn, from Proto-Germanic *wadjōną (to pledge), from *wadją (pledge), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wedʰ- (to pledge).

Cognate with Scots wed, wod, wad (to wed), Saterland Frisian wädje (to bet, wager), West Frisian wedzje (to bet, wager), Low German and Dutch wedden (to bet), German wetten (to bet), Danish vædde (to bet), Swedish vädja (to appeal), Icelandic veðja (to bet); more distantly, to Sanskrit वधू (vadhū́, bride). Related also to gage, engage, and wage.


  • enPR: wĕdʹ, IPA(key): /ˈwɛd/
  • Rhymes: -ɛd


wed (third-person singular simple present weds, present participle wedding, simple past and past participle wedded or wed)

  1. (transitive) To perform the marriage ceremony for; to join in matrimony.
    The priest wed the couple.
  2. (transitive) To take as one's spouse.
    She wed her first love.
    • 2017 September 27, David Browne, "Hugh Hefner, 'Playboy' Founder, Dead at 91," Rolling Stone
      In 1989, he wed Playmate Kimberley Conrad, a marriage that ended in 2010. In 2013, he married his younger girlfriend, Crystal Harris, with whom he was still wed at the time of his death.
  3. (intransitive) To take a spouse.
  4. (figurative, transitive) To join or commit to, more or less permanently, as if in marriage.
    I'm not wedded to this proposal; suggest an alternative.
    • 1663, John Tillotson, The Wisdom of being Religious
      Men are wedded to their lusts.
  5. (figurative, intransitive) To take to oneself and support; to espouse.
    • 1702-1704, Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, The History of the Rebellion
      They positively and concernedly wedded his cause.
  6. (Northern England, Scotland) To wager, stake, bet, place a bet, make a wager.


  • marry



  • The Dictionary of the Scots Language


  • DEW, Dew, dew



  • Rhymes: -ɛt

Etymology 1



  1. first-person singular present indicative of wedden
  2. imperative of wedden

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch wedde, from Old Dutch *weddi, from Proto-West Germanic *wadi, from Proto-Germanic *wadją.


wed n (plural wedden, diminutive wedje n)

  1. ford, shallow river crossing
  2. drinking place for animals
  • (ford): voorde
Related terms
  • wad
  • waden

  • WECHT, (Scots) to winnow.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)