Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To marry a member of another group.
  • intransitive verb To be bound together by the marriages of members.
  • intransitive verb To marry within one's family, tribe, or clan.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To become connected by marriage, as two families, clans, classes, or tribes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To become connected by marriage between their members; to give and take mutually in marriage; -- said of families, ranks, races, castes, etc.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To marry a member of another group, social stratum, or religion.
  • verb To marry within the same ethnic, social, or family group.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb marry within the same ethnic, social, or family group

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Examples

  • Jewish camp and education, Israel trips, and guiding young people to places and experiences where they will meet other Jews are all wonderful, and if fewer participants in these experiences intermarry, that is a fine result.

    Edmund C. Case: Can The Jewish Community Encourage In-Marriage And Welcome Interfaith Families?

  • Jewish camp and education, Israel trips, and guiding young people to places and experiences where they will meet other Jews are all wonderful, and if fewer participants in these experiences intermarry, that is a fine result.

    Edmund C. Case: Can The Jewish Community Encourage In-Marriage And Welcome Interfaith Families?

  • This is obvious; for suppose distinct places, such as Corinth and Megara, to be brought together so that their walls touched, still they would not be one city, not even if the citizens had the right to intermarry, which is one of the rights peculiarly characteristic of states.

    Politics

  • Good question, although I think architects marry, 'intermarry' sounds so incestuous.

    Brownstoner

  • Even within a given ethnic group (that is, among whites or among blacks), the more strongly a person identifies with his or her ethnic group, the less likely he or she is (a) to switch religions, (b) to intermarry, and (c) to be open to intermarriage for the next generation.

    American Grace

  • His thesis on India claimed that white Aryans had invaded India and subsequently began to intermarry with the local population.

    Rajiv Malhotra: How Europeans Misappropriated Sanskrit To Form The Aryan Race Theory

  • I know you stated that a lot of them intermarried over the years, but surely there are at least a FEW Psy left who just never happened to intermarry?

    Q & A

  • I know you stated that a lot of them intermarried over the years, but surely there are at least a FEW Psy left who just never happened to intermarry?

    Q & A

  • If any white person intermarry with a colored person, or any colored person intermarry with a white person, he shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished by confinement in the penitentiary for not less than one nor more than five years.

    Global Voices in English » Taiwan: Racist cartoon causes controversy

  • His thesis on India claimed that white Aryans had invaded India and subsequently began to intermarry with the local population.

    Rajiv Malhotra: How Europeans Misappropriated Sanskrit To Form The Aryan Race Theory

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