Phrasal Verb 'Marry'

We have 6 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Marry'.

Marry in

Meaning: Marry someone of the same ethnicity, religion, etc

Example: Many religions encourage their followers to MARRY IN.

Marry off

Meaning: Find a husband or wife for someone, especially your children

Example: They MARRIED her OFF to a rich friend.

Marry out

Meaning: Marry someone of a different ethnicity, religion, etc

Example: Her parents disowned her and refused to speak to her when she MARRIED OUT.

Marry up

Meaning: Match, correspond

Example: The two lists did not MARRY UP.

Marry up

Meaning: Join together or compare to see if they're the same

Example: We MARRIED UP the lists so that we all had the same names.

Marry up

Meaning: Marry someone from a higher social class or level

Example: He tried to meet a rich woman so that he could MARRY UP.