-v. 2. envelop, cover, surround, enclose; snare, en snare, entrap, trap, capture, catch, hook, wed, v. 1. marry, wive, espouse, tie the knot, take the plunge, say one's vows, say “I do,” walk down the aisle, become man and wife, SI. splice, SI. hitch up with, Archaic, husband; lead [s.o.] to the altar, walk [s.o.] down the aisle, give away; hook up, join in holy wedlock or matrimony, SI. hitch.
2. mate, couple, partner, twin, pair up, match up; unite, join, bond, fuse, weld, glue, cohere, stick together, put together; yoke, bind, tie together; connect, link, chain; unify, bring or draw together, make close; associate, affiliate, ally; coalesce, league, club; team, band, herd, pool, merge.
3. combine, mix, commix, admix, conglomerate, agglomerate; amalgamate, blend, homogenize; compound, alloy, Chem. levigate, commingle, mingle, intermingle, intermix, lump together. wedding, n. 1. marriage, nuptials, marriage or wedding ceremony, matrimony, holy matrimony, bridal, Class Myth. Nymphaea, spousals, espousals, (among the ancient Romans) confarreation; wedlock, holy wedlock, marital union or bond, nuptial tie or knot.
2. union, alliance, affiliation, association, merger, liaison, Inf. hook-up, SI. tie-up; unification, incorporation, amalgamation, consolidation, integration, weekly, adj. 1. hebdomadal, hebdomadary, Fr. hebdomadaire, Ger. w&chentlich, Sp. semanal, It. set-timanale.
-adv. 2. by the week, once a week, every week, hebdomadally.
-n. 3. periodical, magazine, publication, newspaper. weep, v. cry, shed tears, boohoo, sob; bawl, blubber, whimper, mewl, pule, whine, snivel; moan, wail, groan, keen, ululate; lament, mourn, bewail, bemoan, grieve, weepy, adj. tearful, teary, lachrymose; close to tears, ready to cry or break down, on the verge of tears, with brimming or overflowing eyes; melting, giving way, ready to burst into tears, breaking down; weeping, crying, sobbing, blubbering, sniveling, weigh, v. 1. put on the scales, try in the balance, balance, determine the heaviness of; Inf. tip the balance, Inf. tip the scales at; measure, gauge, quantify.
2. consider, contemplate, think over, turn over in one's mind, give thought to, mull over; ponder, Archaic. perpend, ruminate, cogitate, meditate on, brood over, muse on; deliberate, reflect upon, put one's mind to, give one's attention to, pay attention to, study, pore over, examine; think about, kick around, toy with, flirt with.
3. heed, mark, note, observe, take stock; bear in mind, take into account, factor in, take into consideration, keep in view.
4. have importance or consequence, carry weight, have influence, count, tell; be influential, work upon; bias, incline, persuade.
5. weigh down a. weight, load, load with, tax; encumber, cumber, hamper, handicap; strain, overload, overburden, overtax, b. burden, depress, trouble, distress, worry, torment, afflict, oppress; try, vex, perturb, disturb. weight, n. 1. heaviness, heft, heftiness, weightiness, ponderousness, ponderosity, gravity; pounds, tonnage, pressure; mass, density, volume, size; bulk, bulkiness, largeness, bigness, amplitude.
2. load, burden, onus, cross, millstone, albatross; duty, charge, obligation, responsibility, tax; strain, encumbrance, impediment, hindrance, handicap; trouble, care, anxiety, worry; hardship, difficulty, affliction, oppression; trial, tribulation, ordeal; woe, grief,