Synonyms for affianced

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-fahy-uh nst
Phonetic Transcription : əˈfaɪ ənst

Définition of affianced

Origin :
  • 1520s, "to promise," from Old French afiancier "to pledge, promise, give one's word," from afiance (n.) "confidence, trust," from afier "to trust," from Late Latin affidare, from ad- "to" (see ad-) + fidare "to trust," from fidus (see affidavit). From mid-16c. especially "to promise in marriage." Related: Affianced; affiancing.
  • adj engaged
Example sentences :
  • It is his right to know the truth, and—what can Ned say while I'm affianced?
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • It is strange,—the repugnance with which she regarded the suit of her affianced!
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Will it please you to remember that M. d'Ombreval is my affianced husband?
  • Extract from : « The Trampling of the Lilies » by Rafael Sabatini
  • She is the only daughter of my comrade and she is my affianced bride.
  • Extract from : « Giants on the Earth » by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  • Long time ago they were affianced, but she has been down in the wilderness.
  • Extract from : « The Wedding Ring » by T. De Witt Talmage
  • He prayed Heaven to bless her, and so the affianced lovers parted for the night.
  • Extract from : « White Lies » by Charles Reade
  • Let me explain, then, that we have been affianced from our childhood.
  • Extract from : « Down the Rhine » by Oliver Optic
  • And Julia did speak, and became the affianced wife of Mr. Hedge.
  • Extract from : « City Crimes » by Greenhorn
  • Anak was in the crowd with her father, the old chief, and her affianced, Noa.
  • Extract from : « Tales of the Malayan Coast » by Rounsevelle Wildman
  • We were both happy, and my sister was affianced to a man she adored.
  • Extract from : « An Eagle Flight » by Jos Rizal

Antonyms for affianced

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