- Get married; have a spouse; [fig.] take a serious vow; become closely involved with someone.
- Marry; betroth; espouse; contract in matrimony; give in marriage as wife and husband; seal together in a legal family unit by means of a formal ceremony and a written document; [fig.] unite forever in a covenant with one's beloved.
- Join; unify; [fig.] make as one spiritually; attach by deep affection; bind by a promise; link by a common experience; endow with a new higher status.