verb (used with object)
- to be or become a husband to; marry.
- to find a husband for.
- to till; cultivate.
Words nearby husband
Origin of husband
OTHER WORDS FROM husbandhus·band·er, nounhus·band·less, adjectiveun·hus·band·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for husband
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.
“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
Mrs. Douli then watched her husband go under water for the last time.
“My husband and I were in the water for more than four hours,” she said, according to ANSA news service.
The husband and wife, left together, have not much to say to each other.Echoes of the War|J. M. Barrie
A new house is put up over the ashes of the one in which your husband lived while he was here.A Mortal Antipathy|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
But after a few seconds he managed to blurt out: "It's your husband's house."Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess|Henry W. Fischer
She turns as pale as ashes, and drops back on the sofa, and says, faintly: 'It is my husband.The Queen of Hearts|Wilkie Collins
Should Mr. Palliser "forget" himself, she would know how to say a word to him as she had known how to say a word to her husband.The Small House at Allington|Anthony Trollope
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)