Associations to the word «Husband»


HUSBAND, noun. (obsolete) The master of a house; the head of a family; a householder.
HUSBAND, noun. (obsolete) A tiller of the ground; a husbandman.
HUSBAND, noun. (archaic) A prudent or frugal manager.
HUSBAND, noun. A man in a marriage or marital relationship, especially in relation to his spouse.
HUSBAND, noun. The male of a pair of animals.
HUSBAND, noun. (UK) A manager of property; one who has the care of another's belongings, owndom, or interests; a steward; an economist.
HUSBAND, noun. A large cushion with arms meant to support a person in the sitting position.
HUSBAND, noun. (UK dialectal) A polled tree; a pollard.
HUSBAND, verb. (transitive) To manage or administer carefully and frugally; use to the best advantage; economise.
HUSBAND, verb. (transitive) To conserve.
HUSBAND, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To till; cultivate; farm; nurture.
HUSBAND, verb. (transitive) To provide with a husband.
HUSBAND, verb. (transitive) To engage or act as a husband to; assume the care of or responsibility for; accept as one's own.

Dictionary definition

HUSBAND, noun. A married man; a woman's partner in marriage.
HUSBAND, verb. Use cautiously and frugally; "I try to economize my spare time"; "conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit".

Wise words

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