UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈwɛdɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈwɛdɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(weding)

From the verb wed: (⇒ conjugate)
wedding is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a [royal, civil, religious, celebrity] wedding
  2. a [Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist] wedding
  3. a [wonderful, beautiful, horrible, lavish, costly] wedding
  4. their [silver, gold, diamond] wedding
  5. the [bride, groom, proud parents] at the wedding
  6. [200] [guests, friends, people] were invited to the wedding
  7. [200] [guests] attended, were present at] the wedding
  8. the [archbishop, priest, councilor] officiated the wedding
  9. the best wedding I've ever [been to, seen]
  10. get [dressed, cold feet, ready, nervous] before the wedding
  11. [set, fix, confirm] the date [for, of] the wedding
  12. a [tradition, custom, familiar sight] at weddings
  13. a wedding in a [hall, church, cathedral, mosque, synagogue]
  14. a [perfect, marvelous, great, awful] day for a wedding
  15. a (perfect) wedding of [attack and defense, communism and capitalism]
n as adj
  1. a wedding [party, cake, planner, dress]
  2. wedding [celebrations, guests, nuptials, vows]
  3. [is, celebrating] their [25th, Silver] wedding anniversary
  4. on our wedding [night, day]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. literary: the [priest, minister, rabbi] wed [them, the couple]
  2. literary: [John] wed [Jane]
  3. literary: they wed each other
  4. literary: wed on [Saturday, the beach]
  5. literary: wed in [a church, the park, the spring]
  6. literary: [have announced] (that) they are to wed
  7. literary: with this ring I thee wed
  8. technology [must, should, needs to] be wedded to
  1. UK: the newly-wed [couple, bride, groom]
  2. a recently-wed [couple]
  3. they are [newly, recently, legally] wed
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