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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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