Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / betroth
FEEDBACK

betroth

See definition of betroth on Dictionary.com

synonyms for betroth

  • affiance
  • bind
  • commit
  • contract
  • engage
  • espouse
  • promise
  • vow
  • become engaged
  • give one's hand
  • make compact
  • plight faith
  • plight troth
  • tie oneself to
See also synonyms for: betrothed
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for betroth

MOST RELEVANT
  • break off
  • reject
  • release
  • divorce
  • leave
  • separate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING betroth

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Decode This Quiz On Untranslatable Words
START THE QUIZ

How to use betroth in a sentence

Soulemain, one of the construction workers, is in an illicit relationship with Ada, who is betrothed to another, wealthier match.
THE BEST INTERNATIONAL MOVIES ON NETFLIXCHRIS GRASINGERJUNE 11, 2021TIME
The pair were Lucy Schwob and Suzanne Malherbe, wealthy, avant-garde artists from France and romantically betrothed since their teenage years.
A LESBIAN COUPLE WHO SCATTERED ‘BUTTERFLIES’ TO UNDERMINE THE NAZISKAREN TUCKERDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
But before permitting you to go I wish, not having been able to wed you myself, to betroth you to the one you have chosen.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
It has pleased me to betroth Brighteyes to Gudruda, and it pleased me not to betroth her to Ospakar, and that is enough for thee.
ERIC BRIGHTEYESH. RIDER HAGGARD
She flew off to betroth herself; but Mr. Crane would have none of her, and she flew back again.
OLD PETER'S RUSSIAN TALESARTHUR RANSOME
This will anger him greatly, for he wishes to betroth me to the son of the king of the Green City, whom I like not at all.'
THE LILAC FAIRY BOOKANDREW LANG
Betroth your young princess to Montagu's son, the representative of all the Neviles.
THE LAST OF THE BARONS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
But as in the upper classes it was customary to betroth children still in the cradle, absence of consent could readily be alleged.
HISTORIA AMORIS: A HISTORY OF LOVE, ANCIENT AND MODERNEDGAR SALTUS
I only say, For six months to come, betroth yourself to no other man.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN, VOLUME 1 (OF 2)JAMES PAYN
It was the custom to betroth before marriage, as it is at this day.
FINGER-RING LOREWILLIAM JONES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BETROTH

  • affiance
  • agree
  • betroth
  • bind
  • catch
  • commit
  • contract
  • covenant
  • give one's word
  • guarantee
  • hook
  • obligate
  • oblige
  • pass
  • pledge
  • tie
  • troth
  • turn on
  • undertake
  • vouch
  • vow
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.