Definitions of husband

  1.   use cautiously and frugally I try to economize my spare time conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit
  2.   a married man a woman's partner in marriage
  3.   The male head of a household one who orders the economy of a family
  4.   A cultivator a tiller a husbandman
  5.   One who manages or directs with prudence and economy a frugal person an economist
  6.   The male of a pair of animals
  7.   To direct and manage with frugality to use or employ to good purpose and the best advantage to spend apply or use with economy
  8.   To cultivate as land to till
  9.   To furnish with a husband
  10.   A married man a man who has a wife the correlative to wife
  11.   Married persons i e husbands and wives or partners Domestic partners or spousal equivalents are two adults who have chosen to share their lives in an intimate and committed relationship reside together and share a mutual obligation of support for the basic necessities of life
  12.   A married man the correlative of wife
  13.   To manage or use with economy
  14.   A married man B a man to whom a woman is betrothed one who manages affairs with prudence naut the owner of a ship who manages its concerns in person
  15.   To supply with a husband to manage with economy
  16.   A married man prudent manager
  17.   To economise
  18.   To manage economically save
  19.   A married man
  20.   A man joined to a woman by marriage the owner of a ship who manages its concerns in person a good manager a farmer
  21.   To manage with frugality to cultivate to supply with a husband
  22.   A man joined to a woman by marriage an economist the manager of the concerns of a ship as in the phrase ship's husband
  23.   To manage with frugality to use with economy

Antonyms for husband

married woman, mismanage, maladminister, waste, blow, wife, misgovern, squander, mishandle.

Quotes of husband

  1. I don't sit around thinking that I'd like to have another husband only another man would make me think that way – Lauren Bacall
  2. My husband and I didn't sign a pre -nuptial agreement We signed a mutual suicide pact – Roseanne Barr
  3. No jealousy their dawn of love overcast nor blasted were their wedded days with strife each season looked delightful as it past to the fond husband and the faithful wife – James Beattie
  4. The husband and wife are one and that one is the husband – William Blackstone
  5. I never married because there was no need I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband I have a dog which growls every morning a parrot which swears all afternoon and a cat that comes home late at night – Marie Corelli
  6. I never did quite fit the glamour mode It is life with my husband and family that is my high now – Patty Duke
  7. I have a friend that has five kids and she went through a trial separation with her husband and she didn't have time to be upset Every now and then she'd call me on the cell phone and just cry – Faith Ford
  8. Listen to the lyrics we're singing about everyday life rich people trying to keep money poor people tying to get it and everyone having trouble with their husband or wife – Buddy Guy
  9. My husband used to take care of the business part of this and after he died I found I wasn't really any good at it I hate remembering who owes me what and bugging them if they haven't paid me – Jane Haddam
  10. I just thought that I had had my fill for a while and wanted to have a family My husband was moving to Chicago for his job And so I went along And it was a great thing that I did – Lauren Holly
  11. The first lady is and always has been an unpaid public servant elected by one person her husband – Lady Bird Johnson
  12. There are two kinds of marriages where the husband quotes the wife and where the wife quotes the husband – Clifford Odets
  13. I think that's going to be an issue Whether or not voters are going to get more of the same in a Clinton candidacy or whether she really is something unique and has something to offer apart from her husband – Barbara Olson
  14. Last week I did a piece for Style on advice to Laura Bush about how to help her husband This week it's religion It just depends on what I find interesting at the moment – Sally Quinn
  15. It is helpful for a woman artist not to have a husband – Jeanette Winterson

Usage examples for husband

  1. But my husband was more to me than my mother or any one else – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  2. Then when I have married him you will see him as my husband – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  3. Husband said she I have an idea – Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad by Various
  4. Was my poor dear husband not right – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  5. Say you forgive your own little girl dear and that you will love my own darling husband as if he were your son – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn
  6. And how is your husband – Literary Love-Letters and Other Stories by Robert Herrick
  7. Her husband has left and she has nothing with which to feed her young children – Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales by Leo Tolstoy
  8. And who is your husband – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  9. Then I can go home with my husband I suppose – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford
  10. She had lost her father and her mother and now her husband – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  11. “ Is your husband about – Colorado Jim by George Goodchild
  12. In that case my husband will be coming back – The Confessions of Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc
  13. “ No 'tis my husband I hate – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  14. What does your husband say – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  15. That is to say I have a husband – Balloons by Elizabeth Bibesco
  16. Her husband was the most wonderful man and her baby was the most wonderful baby and her house was the most wonderful house – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  17. Why can't I see myself as a husband – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  18. They would all stay where they were of course Alden with his mother and Edith with her husband – Master of the Vineyard by Myrtle Reed
  19. “ I wish you would be friends with my husband and that he could be of use to you – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. My husband has only just left me – Doctor Luttrell's First Patient by Rosa Nouchette Carey

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