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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wed·ding /ˈwɛdɪŋ/
 婚禮,結婚,結婚儀式,結合

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wed, v. t. [imp. Wedded; p. p. Wedded or Wed; p. pr. & vb. n. Wedding.]
 1. To take for husband or for wife by a formal ceremony; to marry; to espouse.
    With this ring I thee wed.   --Bk. of Com. Prayer.
    I saw thee first, and wedded thee.   --Milton.
 2. To join in marriage; to give in wedlock.
 And Adam, wedded to another Eve,
 Shall live with her.   --Milton.
 3. Fig.: To unite as if by the affections or the bond of marriage; to attach firmly or indissolubly.
    Thou art wedded to calamity.   --Shak.
    Men are wedded to their lusts.   --Tillotson.
    [Flowers] are wedded thus, like beauty to old age.   --Cowper.
 4. To take to one's self and support; to espouse.  [Obs.]
    They positively and concernedly wedded his cause.   --Clarendon.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wed·ding n.  Nuptial ceremony; nuptial festivities; marriage; nuptials.
    Simple and brief was the wedding, as that of Ruth and of Boaz.   --Longfellow.
 Note:Certain anniversaries of an unbroken marriage have received fanciful, and more or less appropriate, names. Thus, the fifth anniversary is called the wooden wedding; the tenth, the tin wedding; the fifteenth, the crystal wedding; the twentieth, the china wedding; the twenty-fifth, the silver wedding; the fiftieth, the golden wedding; the sixtieth, the diamond wedding. These anniversaries are often celebrated by appropriate presents of wood, tin, china, silver, gold, etc., given by friends.
 Note:Wedding is often used adjectively; as, wedding cake, wedding cards, wedding clothes, wedding day, wedding feast, wedding guest, wedding ring, etc.
    Let her beauty be her wedding dower.   --Shak.
 Wedding favor, a marriage favor.  See under Marriage.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 wedding
      See wed

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 wedding
      n 1: the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is
           performed [syn: wedding ceremony, nuptials, hymeneals]
      2: the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony; "their marriage
         was conducted in the chapel" [syn: marriage, marriage
         ceremony]
      3: a party of people at a wedding [syn: wedding party]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 wed
      adj : having been taken in marriage [syn: wedded]
      n : the fourth day of the week; the third working day [syn: Wednesday]
      v 1: take in marriage [syn: marry, get married, conjoin, hook
           up with, get hitched with, espouse]
      2: perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on
         Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple
         got spliced on Hawaii" [syn: marry, tie, splice]
      [also: wedding, wedded]