love match


love match
a marriage entered into for love alone.
[1740-50]

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  • Love match — Love Love (l[u^]v), n. [OE. love, luve, AS. lufe, lufu; akin to E. lief, believe, L. lubet, libet, it pleases, Skr. lubh to be lustful. See {Lief}.] 1. A feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; pre[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • love match — n. a marriage for love only, not for wealth, status, etc …   English World dictionary

  • love match — noun a marriage for love s sake; not an arranged marriage • Hypernyms: ↑marriage, ↑wedding, ↑marriage ceremony * * * noun : a marriage prompted chiefly by affection * * * a marriage entered into for love alone. [1740 50] * * * love match noun A… …   Useful english dictionary

  • love match — marriage for love only; marriage that is not arranged (for money or social status) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • love match — noun a marriage based on love …   English new terms dictionary

  • love match — /ˈlʌv mætʃ/ (say luv mach) noun a linking of two people especially in marriage for reasons of love alone, as opposed to pecuniary or other considerations …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Love — (l[u^]v), n. [OE. love, luve, AS. lufe, lufu; akin to E. lief, believe, L. lubet, libet, it pleases, Skr. lubh to be lustful. See {Lief}.] 1. A feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; pre[ e]minent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Love apple — Love Love (l[u^]v), n. [OE. love, luve, AS. lufe, lufu; akin to E. lief, believe, L. lubet, libet, it pleases, Skr. lubh to be lustful. See {Lief}.] 1. A feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; pre[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Love bird — Love Love (l[u^]v), n. [OE. love, luve, AS. lufe, lufu; akin to E. lief, believe, L. lubet, libet, it pleases, Skr. lubh to be lustful. See {Lief}.] 1. A feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; pre[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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