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Definition of Husband


  1. The male head of a household; one who orders the economy of a family.
  2. A cultivator; a tiller; a husbandman.
  3. One who manages or directs with prudence and economy; a frugal person; an economist.
  4. A married man; a man who has a wife; -- the correlative to wife.
  5. The male of a pair of animals.
  6. To direct and manage with frugality; to use or employ to good purpose and the best advantage; to spend, apply, or use, with economy.
  7. To cultivate, as land; to till.
  8. To furnish with a husband.
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Husband Translations

husband in Afrikaans is man, eggenoot
husband in Danish is mand
husband in Dutch is gemaal, eega, echtgenoot, man
husband in Finnish is puoliso
husband in German is Mann, Gatte, Mann, Ehemann, Ehemann
husband in Italian is consorte, sposo, coniuge, marito, omo
husband in Latin is maritus
husband in Norwegian is ektemann
husband in Portuguese is marido, esposo
husband in Spanish is marido, varon, esposo
husband in Swedish is man, make