HyperDic: husband

English > 2 senses of the word husband:
NOUNperson husband, hubby, married mana married man
VERBpossessionhusband, conserve, economize, economiseuse cautiously and frugally
husband > pronunciation
Soundshhah'zbahnd
Rhymesabandoned ... Zealand: 132 rhymes with ahnd...
English > husband: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA married man; a woman's partner in marriage.
Synonymshubby, married man
Narrowerbenedick, benedictA newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor)
cuckoldA man whose wife committed adultery
family manA man whose family is of major importance in his life
house husband, househusbandA husband who keeps house while his wife earns the family income
uxoricideA husband who murders his wife
Broaderspouse, partner, married person, mate, better halfA person's partner in marriage
Oppositewife, married womanA married woman
Spanishesposo, hombre, marido
Catalanespòs, home, marit
Adjectiveshusbandlybefitting or characteristic of a husband
husbandlyrelated to or suited to a husband
English > husband: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningUse cautiously and frugally.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsconserve, economize, economise
Narrowerretrenchtighten one's belt
Broadersave, preserveTo keep up and reserve for personal or special use
Oppositewaste, blow, squanderspend thoughtlessly
Spanishconservar, economizar, preservar
Catalanconservar, economitzar, preservar

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