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1. husband

noun. ['ˈhʌzbənd'] a married man; a woman's partner in marriage.

Synonyms

  • hubby
  • house husband
  • family man
  • househusband
  • married person
  • benedict
  • better half
  • cuckold
  • married man
  • partner
  • benedick
  • spouse
  • mate

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • disjoin
  • lose
  • sell

Etymology

  • husbonde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • husbonda (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • husbonden (Middle English (1100-1500))

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How do you pronounce husband?

Pronounce husband as ˈhəzbənd.

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How do you spell husband? Is it husban ?

A common misspelling of husband is husban

Example sentences of the word husband


1. Noun, singular or mass
The loan will remain in your husband's name if this is the case.

Quotes containing the word husband


1. I don't believe in having one partner for your whole life, but I hope I get married. I want to have a husband and two kids and a nice little life baking pies. I'm quite romantic. It's definitely important to have someone make you feel special.
- Hilary Duff

2. The Lord has been there from wanting to be a momma, to having a wonderful childhood life and dreaming of having a good motherhood as a child; always wanting to meet a good old country boy and having someone to love as much as I love my husband Roland and having a little boy that is a mixture of the both of us.
- Ashton Shepherd

3. A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.
- Frank Abagnale

2. ex-husband

noun. ['ˈɛksˈhʌzbənd'] a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband.

Synonyms

  • ex
  • adult male

Antonyms

  • female
  • juvenile
  • draftee

3. husband-wife_privilege

noun. neither spouse can divulge confidential communications from the other while they were married.

Synonyms

  • privilege

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • disadvantage

4. husband

verb. ['ˈhʌzbənd'] use cautiously and frugally.

Synonyms

  • economize
  • economise
  • conserve
  • preserve
  • retrench

Antonyms

  • act
  • erase
  • discontinue
  • housewife

Etymology

  • husbonde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • husbonda (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • husbonden (Middle English (1100-1500))
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