remarriage

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n remarriage the act of marrying again
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Remarriage A second or repeated marriage.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n remarriage Any marriage after the first; a repeated marriage.
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Usage

In literature:

Euphemie had already begun to talk of remarriage.
"She Stands Accused" by Victor MacClure
Divorce had followed, remarriage, and then the Boer War, in which he had been badly wounded.
"Saint's Progress" by John Galsworthy
The remarriage of widows is permitted and is usual.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
They permit divorce and the remarriage of widows, and burn the dead.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
Those who permit remarriage after divorce should admit an error on Jesus' part.
"The Mistakes of Jesus" by William Floyd
They were enacted in case of the remarriage of widows and sometimes in the case of widowers.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
The question of divorce, in the sense involving liberty of remarriage, is one into which it is foreign to my purpose to enter.
"The Subjection of Women" by John Stuart Mill
As the death rate in Virginia in the seventeenth century was high, remarriages were frequent, both on the part of the men and the women.
"Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century" by Annie Lash Jester
Of course, this applies not to the few castes which allow widow-remarriage.
"India, Its Life and Thought" by John P. Jones
For Judge Van Dorn's divorce and remarriage had offended Anne Sands.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
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In news:

Remarriages have been more likely than first marriages to fail for a number of reasons.
More seniors finding love online, but skipping remarriage .
A Parent's Remarriage Can Change Plans to Will a Home to Children.
Since then, according to the Department of Veteran Affairs, change in federal law allows VA to resume Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) payments and related benefits to former recipients who lost benefits because of remarriage.
View full size Leif R Jansson/Associated Press While you may not come to actual blows with the ex-spouse or stepparent in your life, for many involved in co-parenting after a divorce or remarriage, this may seem an all-too-familiar metaphor.
The Short Story of a Divorce, Reconciliation , and Remarriage.
The Short Story of a Divorce, Reconciliation, and Remarriage.
This week's announcement about evangelist Todd Bentley's hasty remarriage and restoration is sending a confusing message to the church.
A Story About Remarriage and New Family.
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