Synonyms for affiancing

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : uh-fahy-uh ns
Phonetic Transcription : əˈfaɪ əns

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Définition of affiancing

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.
  • As in betrothal : noun marriage
  • As in espousal : noun wedding
  • As in promise : verb give word that something will be done
  • As in betroth : verb marry
  • As in engage : verb promise to marry
Example sentences :
  • On the following day the affiancing, of which this entertainment had been the prelude, took place with great solemnity.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 1 (of 3) » by Julia Pardoe
  • Then they feasted, with unearthly servitors to attend them, and did all else appropriate to an affiancing of deities.
  • Extract from : « Figures of Earth » by James Branch Cabell

Antonyms for affiancing

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