[spˈa͡ʊs], [spˈa‍ʊs], [s_p_ˈaʊ_s]

Definitions of spouse:

  1.   A husband or wife. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   A married person, husband, or wife. See Sponsor. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   A married person, husband or wife. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4.   Either one of a married couple considered in relation to the other. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Quotes for spouse:

  1. Have a working spouse because you won't earn a living from writing- not at first, if ever. My wife worked for years to support us. – Piers Anthony
  2. You can fire your secretary, divorce your spouse abandon your children. But they remain your co -authors forever. – Ellen Goodman
  3. More than one -third of Mexicans in the United States own property in Mexico, nearly 80 percent send money home and 25 percent have a spouse in Mexico. Assimilation and becoming an American citizen are not the objective for many of them. – John Shadegg
  4. We share responsibility. It's important to have a good spouse that's where I sympathize with single parents. – Hunter Tylo
  5. I don't want to sell myself short. You hurt your spouse not so much by the infidelity, but by the negative feelings about yourself that you bring home. – Michael Zaslow

Usage examples for spouse:

  1. Now then, you can be very well contented To have your dear fiancee for a spouse – Love's Comedy by Henrik Ibsen
  2. The next morning she had entirely rid herself of her spouse and nothing but his wings remained. ” – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  3. “ A quiet time throughout; and after a sober feast, a tearful farewell, Mrs. Gamaliel Bliss departed, leaving a great void behind and carrying joy to the heart of her spouse comfort to the souls of the excited nine, destruction to the " High Life Below Stairs," and order, peace, and plenty to the realm over which she was to know a long and prosperous reign. ” – Moods by Louisa May Alcott
  4. From the same capacity came those riper expressions,- She was the spouse of her son- in- law, the step- mother of her own offspring? ” – Cicero's Brutus or History of Famous Orators; also His Orator, or Accomplished Speaker. by Cicero
  5. The lady interests me no more than does her royal spouse – Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces by Thomas W. Hanshew
  6. “ Walter Skirving and his spouse do not receive company of such dignity; and besides them there are only the maids that I know of. ” – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett
  7. “ To the chiefs and kings hath he given other prizes; to whom indeed they remain entire: but from me alone of the Greeks hath he taken it away, and he possesses my spouse dear to my soul, with whom reclining, let him delight himself. ” – The Iliad of Homer (1873) by Homer
  8. “ A few days after, my spouse changed her key. ” – I and My Chimney by Herman Melville
  9. Meantime, Captain Bradd had reached his house, and was discussing the situation with his astonished spouse – Light Freights, Complete by W. W. Jacobs
  10. There goes the Ambassador, Prince Schwarzenberg, Successor to my spouse – The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes by Thomas Hardy

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