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wed (one) to (someone or something)

1. To join one to another person in marriage. A noun or pronoun is used between "wed" and "to"; often used in passive constructions. I've been wedded to my husband for nearly 30 years. My parents wanted to wed me to the son of a wealthy business man, but I refused. It would be my honor to wed you to Charles.
2. To instill a belief or adherence to a particular belief or idea in one. Often used in passive constructions. You'll need to wed our investors to your plan if you want the funding to execute it. I wasn't wedded to the idea at first, but the more they explained it to me, the more convinced I became.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

wed someone to someone

to marry someone to someone else. Her parents wedded her to a young prince when she was only twelve. They cannot wed her to anyone if she has already married someone of her own choosing.
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wed someone to something

Fig. to join someone firmly to a concept. (Fig. on wed someone to someone.) Don't try to wed me to your way of doing things. I have my own way. Don't wed yourself to that idea.
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wed(ded) to someone

married to someone. The couple will have been wed to each other for fifty years next June. Anne is wed to one of my cousins.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

wed to

v.
1. To join someone to someone else in matrimony: The chaplain wedded the bride to the groom.
2. To cause someone to adhere devotedly or stubbornly to something. Used chiefly in the passive: The group was wedded to the idea of building a new school.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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