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Definition of Wife

Wife

  1. A woman; an adult female; -- now used in literature only in certain compounds and phrases, as alewife, fishwife, goodwife, and the like.
  2. The lawful consort of a man; a woman who is united to a man in wedlock; a woman who has a husband; a married woman; -- correlative of husband.

Wife Quotations

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
Lana Turner

Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.
Franz Schubert

A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does and pleases him like a prostitute in the night.
Chanakya

By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
Socrates

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Winston Churchill
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Wife Translations

wife in Afrikaans is gade, vrou
wife in Danish is kone, hustru
wife in Dutch is echtgenote, eega, gemalin, vrouw
wife in German is Ehefrau, Gattin, Frau
wife in Italian is moglie, femmina, signora
wife in Latin is uxor
wife in Portuguese is mulher, esposa
wife in Spanish is esposa, mujer
wife in Swedish is maka, fru, hustru

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