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husband

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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hus=band
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112 in 110 verses (in OT : 72 in 78 verses) (in NT : 40 in 32 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

husbandn. [OE. hosebonde, husbonde, a husband, the master of the house or family, AS. hsbonda master of the house; hs house + bunda, bonda, householder, husband; prob. fr. Icel. hsbōndi house master, husband; hs house + bandi dwelling, inhabiting, p. pr. of ba to dwell; akin to AS. ban, Goth. bauan. See House Be, and cf. Bond a slave, Boor.].
  •  The male head of a household; one who orders the economy of a family.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A cultivator; a tiller; a husbandman.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "The painful husband, plowing up his ground."  [1913 Webster]
    "He is the neatest husband for curious ordering his domestic and field accommodations."  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who manages or directs with prudence and economy; a frugal person; an economist.  [1913 Webster]
    "God knows how little time is left me, and may I be a good husband, to improve the short remnant left me."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A married man; a man who has a wife; -- the correlative to wife.  [1913 Webster]
    "The husband and wife are one person in law."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The male of a pair of animals.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]
A ship's husband (Naut.), an agent representing the owners of a ship, who manages its expenses and receipts.
husbandv. t. 
  •  To direct and manage with frugality; to use or employ to good purpose and the best advantage; to spend, apply, or use, with economy.  [1913 Webster]
    "For my means, I'll husband them so well,
    They shall go far.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cultivate, as land; to till.  [1913 Webster]
    "Land so trim and rarely husbanded."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To furnish with a husband.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

husband, n. & v.
--n. a married man esp. in relation to his wife.
--v.tr. manage thriftily; use (resources) economically.

Derivative
husbander n. husbandhood n. husbandless adj. husbandlike adj. husbandly adj. husbandship n.
Etymology
OE husbonda house-dweller f. ON h{uacute}sb{oacute}ndi (as HOUSE, b{oacute}ndi one who has a household)

DEVIL DICTIONARY

husband

n. One who, having dined, is charged with the care of the plate.

THESAURUS

husband

benedict, boss, bridegroom, budget, bwana, chef, chief, church dignitary, conserve, consort, ecclesiarch, economize, elder, employer, enforce economies, goodman, groom, guru, helpmate, helpmeet, hoard, hold back, hubby, keep, keep back, keep by one, keep in reserve, keep in store, keep on hand, keep within compass, lay by, liege, liege lord, lord, lord paramount, make ends meet, man, manage, married man, master, mate, mister, old man, other half, overlord, padrone, paramount, partner, paterfamilias, patriarch, patron, preserve, put apart, put aside, put by, put something aside, rabbi, reserve, retain, sahib, save, save up, scrape, scrape and save, scrimp, seigneur, seignior, set apart, set aside, set by, skimp, spouse, starets, store, teacher, withhold

ROGET THESAURUS

husband

Store

VB store, put by, lay by, set by, stow away, set apart, lay apart, store treasure, hoard treasure, lay up, heap up, put up, garner up, save up, bank, cache, accumulate, amass, hoard, fund, garner, save, reserve, keep back, hold back, husband, husband one's resources, deposit, stow, stack, load, harvest, heap, collect, lay in store Adj, keep, file (papers), lay in, preserve.

Preservation

VB preserve, maintain, keep, sustain, support, hold, keep up, keep alive, refrigerate, keep on ice, not willingly let die, bank up, nurse, save, rescue, be safe, make safe, take care of, guard, stare super antiquas vias, hold one's own, hold one's ground, stand one's ground, embalm, cure, salt, pickle, season, kyanize, bottle, pot, tin, can, sterilize, pasteurize, radiate, dry, lyophilize, freeze- dry, concentrate, evaporate, freeze, quick-freeze, deep-freeze, husband.

Director

N director, manager, governor, rector, comptroller, superintendent, supervisor, straw boss, intendant, overseer, overlooker, supercargo, husband, inspector, visitor, ranger, surveyor, aedile, moderator, monitor, taskmaster, master, leader, ringleader, demagogue, corypheus, conductor, fugleman, precentor, bellwether, agitator, caporal, choregus, collector, file leader, flugelman, linkboy, guiding star, adviser, guide, pilot, helmsman, steersman, steermate, wire-puller, driver, whip, Jehu, charioteer, coachman, carman, cabman, postilion, vetturino, muleteer, arriero, teamster, whipper in, head, head man, head center, boss, principal, president, speaker, chair, chairman, chairwoman, chairperson, captain, superior, mayor, vice president, prime minister, premier, vizier, grand vizier, eparch, officer, functionary, minister, official, red-tapist, bureaucrat, man in office, Jack in office, office bearer, person in authority, statesman, strategist, legislator, lawgiver, politician, statist, statemonger, Minos, Draco, arbiter, boss, political dictator, board, secretary, secretary of state, Reis Effendi, vicar, steward, factor, agent, bailiff, middleman, foreman, clerk of works, landreeve, factotum, major-domo, seneschal, housekeeper, shepherd, croupier, proctor, procurator, ex officio.

Retention

VB retain, keep, hold fast one's own, hold tight one's own, hold fast one's ground, hold tight one's ground, clinch, clench, clutch, grasp, gripe, hug, have a firm hold of, secure, withhold, detain, hold back, keep back, keep close, husband, reserve, have in stock, have on hand, keep in stock, entail, tie up, settle.

Economy

VB be economical, practice economy, economize, save, retrench, cut back expenses, cut expenses, cut one's coat according to one's cloth, make both ends meet, keep within compass, meet one's expenses, pay one's way, pay as you go, husband, save money, invest money, put out to interest, provide for a rainy day, save for a rainy day, provide against a rainy day, save against a rainy day, feather one's nest, look after the main chance, cut costs.

Marriage

N marriage, matrimony, wedlock, union, intermarriage, miscegenation, the bonds of marriage, vinculum matrimonii, nuptial tie, married state, coverture, bed, cohabitation, match, betrothment, wedding, nuptials, Hymen, bridal, espousals, spousals, leading to the altar, nuptial benediction, epithalamium, sealing, torch of Hymen, temple of Hymen, hymeneal altar, honeymoon, bridesmaid, bridesman, best man, bride, bridegroom, married man, married woman, married couple, neogamist, Benedict, partner, spouse, mate, yokemate, husband, man, consort, baron, old man, good man, wife of one's bosom, helpmate, rib, better half, gray mare, old woman, old lady, good wife, goodwife, feme, feme coverte, squaw, lady, matron, matronage, matronhood, man and wife, wedded pair, Darby and Joan, spiritual wife, monogamy, bigamy, digamy, deuterogamy, trigamy, polygamy, mormonism, levirate, spiritual wifery, spiritual wifeism, polyandrism, Turk, bluebeard, unlawful marriage, left-handed marriage, morganatic marriage, ill- assorted marriage, mesalliance, mariage de convenance, marriage broker, matrimonial agency, matrimonial agent, matrimonial bureau, matchmaker, schatchen, married, one, one bone and one flesh, marriageable, nubile, engaged, betrothed, affianced, matrimonial, marital, conjugal, connubial, wedded, nuptial, hymeneal, spousal, bridal, the gray mare the better horse, a world-without-end bargain, marriages are made in Heaven, render me worthy of this noble wife, si qua voles apte nubere nube pari.

Man

N man, male, he, him, manhood, gentleman, sir, master, sahib, yeoman, wight, swain, fellow, blade, beau, elf, chap, gaffer, good man, husband, Mr, mister, boy, cock, drake, gander, dog, boar, stag, hart, buck, horse, entire horse, stallion, gibcat, tomcat, he goat, Billy goat, ram, tup, bull, bullock, capon, ox, gelding, steer, stot, androgen, homosexual, gay, queen, male, he-, masculine, manly, virile, unwomanly, unfeminine, Pron, he, him, his, hominem pagina nostra sapit, homo homini aut deus aut lupus, homo vitae commodatus non donatus est.


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