Unmarried

  • 1 unmarried — unmarried, single, celibate, virgin, maiden are comparable as adjectives when they mean not united in bonds of marriage. Unmarried merely states the fact; it is usually applied to those who have not yet married, but in law, it is applicable to a… …

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  • 2 unmarried — c.1300, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of MARRY (Cf. marry) …

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  • 3 unmarried — [adj] not presently wed bachelor, eligible, husbandless, single, sole, spouseless, unattached, uncoupled, unwed, unwedded, widowed, wifeless; concept 555 Ant. married, wed …

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  • 4 unmarried — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not married; single …

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  • 5 unmarried — [spelling only] …

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  • 6 unmarried — [[t]ʌ̱nmæ̱rid[/t]] ADJ Someone who is unmarried is not married. They refused to rent an apartment to an unmarried couple …

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  • 7 unmarried —    homosexual    Most bachelors are not homosexual, and, as ever, the euphemistic use depends on the context:     Neighbours of unmarried Mr Hamilton contacted police six months ago... a male model and a tenant at Mr Hamilton s house... is acting …

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  • 8 unmarried — adjective Date: 14th century not married: a. not now or previously married b. being divorced or widowed • unmarried noun …

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  • 9 unmarried — 1. adjective Having no husband or wife. Syn: single, unhitched Ant: married 2. noun An unmarried person …

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  • 10 unmarried — adj. Unmarried is used with these nouns: ↑aunt, ↑brother, ↑couple, ↑daughter, ↑father, ↑girl, ↑mother, ↑mum, ↑parent, ↑partner, ↑sister, ↑woman …

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  • 11 unmarried — un|mar|ried [ˌʌnˈmærid] adj not married = ↑single ▪ unmarried mothers …

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  • 12 unmarried — adjective not married; single 1 (4): unmarried mothers …

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  • 13 unmarried — adjective all of my siblings are happily unmarried Syn: single, unwed, unwedded; spinster, bachelor; unattached, available, eligible, free …

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  • 14 unmarried — UK [ʌnˈmærɪd] / US [ʌnˈmerɪd] adjective not married unmarried mothers …

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  • 15 unmarried —   Male ole.     To remain unmarried, noho male ole …

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  • 16 unmarried — adj., n. * * * …

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  • 17 unmarried — Synonyms and related words: bachelor, bachelorlike, celibataire, celibate, free, husbandless, maiden, maidenly, misogamist, misogynist, monastic, monk, nun, old maidish, priest, single, sole, spinster, spinsterish, spinsterlike, spinsterly,… …

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  • 18 unmarried — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. bachelor, spinster, maiden, virgin; widowed, divorced; celibate, single, unwed. See celibacy. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. celibate, unwed, single, virgin, maiden, bachelor, eligible, chaste,… …

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  • 19 unmarried — un|mar|ried [ ʌn merid ] adjective not married: SINGLE …

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  • 20 unmarried — adj. RG. 31 …

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