affiance definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To bind in a pledge of relationship; betroth.
    • To betroth; to pledge a person's faith to for relationship, or solemnly promise (one's self or any other) in-marriage.
    • in order to guarantee by guarantee.
  • verb:
    • To be betrothed to; to pledge to marry.
    • share with in-marriage
  • noun:
    • Faith, trust.
    • A solemn engagement, specially a pledge of relationship.
    • Plighted belief; relationship contract or guarantee.
    • Trust; dependence; belief; self-confidence.
    • Trust; self-confidence; dependence.
    • The pledging of trust, such as getting wedding; a solemn engagement; a marriage contract.
    • Affinity; personal connection; link.
  • others:
    • To betroth; bind by vow of marriage: as, to affiance a daughter; to affiance an individual's self.
    • in order to guarantee by pledge or promise.

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