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v. wed·ded, wed or wed·ded, wed·ding, weds
1. To take as a spouse; marry.
2. To perform the marriage ceremony for; join in matrimony.
3. To unite closely: a style that weds form and function.
4. To cause to adhere devotedly or stubbornly: He was wedded to the idea of building a new school.
To take a spouse; marry.

[Middle English wedden, from Old English weddian.]


abbr of WednesdayMittw.
References in classic literature ?
Her dress is well chosen, too, for in a week she weds Count Antonio, whom she passionately hates.
Before a maiden weds she chooses--an the laws of good King Harry be just ones," said Robin.
This disinterested and generous-hearted fellow now weds the young couple--marrying damsel and lover at the same time--and all three thenceforth live together as harmoniously as so many turtles.
My daughter weds whom I select, and even now I have practically closed negotiations for her betrothal to Prince Philip, nephew of King Louis of France.
And therefore I have bidden these funeral friends, and bespoken the sexton's deepest knell, and am come, in my shroud, to wed you, as with a burial service, that we may join our hands at the door of the sepulchre, and enter it together.