Husband vs. Spouse

Husband vs. Spouse — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Husband and Spouse

Husbandnoun

A man joined to another person in marriage; a male spouse.

Spousenoun

A marriage partner; a husband or wife.

Husbandnoun

Chiefly British A manager or steward, as of a household.

Spouseverb

To marry; wed.

Husbandnoun

(Archaic) A prudent, thrifty manager.

Spousenoun

A person in a marriage or marital relationship.

People should treat their spouses with respect.

Husbandverb

To use sparingly or economically; conserve

husband one's energy.

Spouseverb

(dated) To wed; to espouse.

Husbandverb

(Archaic) To become a husband to.

Spousenoun

a person's partner in marriage

Husbandnoun

(obsolete) The master of a house; the head of a family; a householder.

Husbandnoun

(obsolete) A tiller of the ground; a husbandman.

Husbandnoun

(archaic) A prudent or frugal manager.

Husbandnoun

A man in a marriage or marital relationship, especially in relation to his spouse.

You should start dating so you can find a suitable husband.

Husbandnoun

The male of a pair of animals.

Husbandnoun

(UK) A manager of property; one who has the care of another's belongings, owndom, or interests; a steward; an economist.

Husbandnoun

A large cushion with arms meant to support a person in the sitting position.

While reading her book, Sally leaned back against her husband, wishing it were the human kind.

Husbandnoun

A polled tree; a pollard.

Husbandverb

(transitive) To manage or administer carefully and frugally; use to the best advantage; economise.

For my means, I'll husband them so well, / They shall go far. — Shakespeare.

Husbandverb

(transitive) To conserve.

Husbandverb

To till; cultivate; farm; nurture.

Husbandverb

(transitive) To provide with a husband.

Husbandverb

(transitive) To engage or act as a husband to; assume the care of or responsibility for; accept as one's own.

Husbandnoun

a married man; a woman's partner in marriage

Husbandverb

use cautiously and frugally;

I try to economize my spare timeconserve your energy for the ascent to the summit