Etymology
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wive (v.)

"to marry (a woman)," Old English wifian, from wif "woman" (see wife). Compare Middle Dutch wiven. Transitive sense "provide with a wife" is from 1510s. Related: Wived; wiving.

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Definitions of wive

wive (v.)
take (someone) as a wife;
wive (v.)
marry a woman, take a wife;
wive (v.)
provide with a wife; marry (someone) to a wife;
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