Definición de husband en inglés:

husband

Saltos de línea: hus|band
Pronunciación: /ˈhʌzbənd
 
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sustantivo

A married man considered in relation to his spouse: she and her husband are both retired
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For one third of these newly married couples, husbands or wives were from the Chinese mainland.
  • One can no sooner be a citizen of two countries than a husband to two wives or a wife to two husbands.
  • My heart goes out to everyone, to all the husbands who have lost wives and wives who have lost husbands.
Sinónimos
spouse, partner, mate, consort, man; groom, bridegroom
informal hubby, old man, one's better half
British informal other half
humorous lord and master
archaic helpmate, helpmeet

verbo

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Use (resources) economically: she husbanded their financial resources through difficult times
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • While some players were tapping deep into their reserves, those with pretensions to the title were husbanding their resources in preparation for the second week.
  • As gatekeepers, general practitioners are accustomed to husbanding the scarce resources of the NHS, and this might look like a logical extension of their role.
  • They have also argued that they are husbanding their energies and resources for the next general election.
Sinónimos
use economically, use sparingly, economize on, be frugal with, manage thriftily; conserve, preserve, save, safeguard, save for a rainy day, put aside, put by, lay in, reserve, store, stockpile, hoard

Origen

late Old English (in the senses 'male head of a household' and 'manager, steward'), from Old Norse húsbóndi 'master of a house', from hús 'house' + bóndi 'occupier and tiller of the soil'. The original sense of the verb was 'till, cultivate'.

Derivativos

husbander

sustantivo ( rare )
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  • With backgrounds in document management, librarianship, and archiving, the herders, hoarders, and husbanders of documents see these activities as the keys to managing knowledge.
  • A husbander, not a squanderer, of resources, which is a good attitude to have at the very beginning of a long, possibly endless, campaign.
  • Retiring in disposition, and a rigid husbander of time, Mr. Hall holds himself aloof from all literary societies, and has from the first persistently avoided all entanglement with cliques and coteries.

husbandhood

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Any homosexual man who can persuade a woman to take him as her husband can avail himself of all the rights of husbandhood under the law.
  • Juggling fatherhood and husbandhood with editing and writing doubtless keeps you on your toes.
  • This is difficult to imagine, because his regular column writings on the delights of husbandhood and parenthood paint a picture of an enchanted, if idiosyncratic, domestic existence.

husbandless

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In this age of easy divorces a husbandless mother attracts little attention.
  • But that's not all, for now I am husbandless as well as pregnant.
  • A fatherless child and husbandless mother were looked down on greatly, and that was one reputation I did not seek for myself or for my child.

husbandly

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I told him it was his husbandly duty to go out with me sometimes, so I can show him off.
  • Following the meal, elders from the groom's family spoke to the bride about wifely duties, and elders from the bride's family told the groom about husbandly responsibilities.
  • She leaves their home, releasing him of all husbandly duties, and informing him that all the servants will do a better job of taking care of the house and children than she ever could.

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