HyperDic: widow

English > 2 senses of the word widow:
NOUNperson widow, widow womana woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried
VERBchangewidowcause to be without a spouse
widow > pronunciation
Soundswih'dow
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English > widow: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried.
Synonymwidow woman
NarrowerdowagerA widow holding property received from her deceased husband
war widowA woman whose husband has died in war
Broaderwoman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
Spanishviuda
Catalanvídua, vidu, viuda
Nounswidowhoodthe state of being a widow who has not remarried
widowhoodthe time of a woman's life when she is a widow
Verbswidowcause to be without a spouse
English > widow: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause to be without a spouse.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The war widowed many women in the former Yugoslavia"
Broaderleave, leave behindBe survived by after one's death
Spanishdejar viuda
Nounswidowa woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried

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