verb (used with object)
- to be or become a husband to; marry.
- to find a husband for.
- to till; cultivate.
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Origin of husband
OTHER WORDS FROM husbandhus·band·er, nounhus·band·less, adjectiveun·hus·band·ed, adjective
Words nearby husband
Example sentences from the Web for husband
Former WNBA player Maya Moore and her husband Jonathan Irons have that kind of story.WNBA Player Maya Moore Marries Jonathan Irons, The Man She Helped Free From Prison|Jasmine Grant|September 17, 2020|Essence.com
My husband and I are so in love with her and she’s so in love with us and we get to keep her every weekend.
Saajan is mistakenly delivered a hot lunch intended for the ungrateful husband of an unhappy housewife, a man who doesn’t appreciate the care that’s gone into her cooking.
Luckily, I had my husband to remind me that I had taken quite the fixed mindset and I needed to work for it.Book recommendations from Fortune’s 40 under 40 in finance|Rachel King|September 8, 2020|Fortune
She went home told her husband, “Okay, we can’t move to Denver.”‘Don’t wait to be perfect:’ 4 top startup tips from a unicorn’s founder and investor|Beth Kowitt|September 6, 2020|Fortune
Toomey lives here with her husband, Mark, a managing director at Goldman Sachs, and their two daughters.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Smith attended both funerals as a cop and as the husband of Police Officer Moira Smith, who died on 9/11.
As the protagonist gets herself off in front of her impotent husband, she moans “Oh, Gronky.”
Early on, the sexual protagonist complains that her Molson-drinking husband is pretty much an incompetent Neanderthal.
“Call me when the plane leaves the ground,” she said, in a tone that implied she knew her husband well.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82|Eleanor Clift|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
M'Bongo, the great chief of this neighbourhood, paid a ceremonial visit to my husband.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
My husband detests them; on the contrary, I like those carriages, for they tell me of happy—I mean to say, of former times.
A friend and companion meeting together in season, but above them both is a wife with her husband.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Not one woman in a thousand he knew would place a father before a husband; but his wife was different.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
In the spring of 1877 Mrs. Kipling came to England to see her children, and was followed the next year by her husband.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for husband
- a manager of an estate
- a frugal person
- (tr) to find a husband for
- (of a woman) to marry (a man)