Definition and Meanings for affiances

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Part of Speech of affiances

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of affiances

oe. afiaunce trust, confidence, of. afiance, fr. afier to trust, fr. ll. affidare to trust; ad + fidare to trust, fr. l. fides faith. see faith, and cf. affidavit, affy, confidence cf. of. afiancier, fr. afiance

Meaning of affiances

as noun

  • plighted faith; marriage contract or promise.
  • trust; reliance; faith; confidence.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to betroth; to pledge one's faith to for marriage, or solemnly promise (one's self or another) in marriage.
  • to assure by promise.
  • No antonyms for affiances

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