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Definitions and Synonyms of husband | Another word for husband | What is husband?

Definition 1: a married man; a woman's partner in marriage - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for husband in the sense of this definition

(husband is a kind of ...) a person's partner in marriage

(... is a kind of husband ) a newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor)

(... is a kind of husband ) a man whose wife committed adultery

(... is a kind of husband ) a man whose family is of major importance in his life

(... is a kind of husband ) a husband who keeps house while his wife earns the family income

(... is a kind of husband ) a husband who murders his wife

Definition 2: use cautiously and frugally - [verb of possession]

Samples where husband or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I try to economize my spare time
  • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit

Synonyms for husband in the sense of this definition

(husband is a kind of ...) to keep up and reserve for personal or special use

"She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"

(... is a kind of husband ) tighten one's belt; use resources carefully

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