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English noun: husband

1. husband (person) a married man; a woman's partner in marriage

Synonymshubby, married man

Broader (hypernym)better half, married person, mate, partner, spouse

Narrower (hyponym)benedick, benedict, cuckold, family man, house husband, househusband, uxoricide

Antonymsmarried woman, wife

English verb: husband

1. husband (possession) use cautiously and frugally

SamplesI try to economize my spare time.
Conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit.

Synonymsconserve, economise, economize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)preserve, save

Narrower (hyponym)retrench

Antonymssquander, waste, blow

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