HUSBAND: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for HUSBAND?

Need another word that means the same as “husband”? Find 15 synonyms and 30 related words for “husband” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Husband” are: hubby, married man, spouse, partner, man, mate, consort, conserve, economise, economize, use economically, use sparingly, economize on, be frugal with, manage thriftily

Husband as a Noun

Definitions of "Husband" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “husband” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • A married man considered in relation to his spouse.
  • A married man; a woman's partner in marriage.

Synonyms of "Husband" as a noun (7 Words)

consortA wife, husband, or companion, in particular the spouse of a reigning monarch.
Queen Victoria and her consort Prince Albert.
hubbyA humorous or affectionate way of referring to a person’s husband.
MacDowell has split from her hubby of three years.
manA type of prehistoric human named after the place where the remains were found.
I m a solid Labour man.
married manA person who is married.
mateSouth American tea like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate.
He lost the mate to his shoe.
partnerA person who is a member of a partnership.
Scotland is the rest of the UK s second biggest trading partner.
spouseA husband or wife, considered in relation to their partner.

Usage Examples of "Husband" as a noun

  • She and her husband are both retired.

Husband as a Verb

Definitions of "Husband" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “husband” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • Use cautiously and frugally.
  • Use (resources) economically.

Synonyms of "Husband" as a verb (8 Words)

be frugal withSpend or use time.
conserveRetain (a particular amino acid, nucleotide, or sequence of these) unchanged in different protein or DNA molecules.
Highly conserved regions of the protein.
economiseSpend sparingly, avoid the waste of.
economizeSpend sparingly, avoid the waste of.
The less fortunate will have to economize now.
economize onUse cautiously and frugally.
manage thriftilyBe successful; achieve a goal.
use economicallyPut into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose.
use sparinglyAvail oneself to.

Usage Examples of "Husband" as a verb

  • She husbanded their financial resources through difficult times.

Associations of "Husband" (30 Words)

alimonyFinancial support that a person is ordered by a court to give to their spouse during separation or following divorce; maintenance.
He is said to have paid 300 000 alimony to his first wife.
bachelorLead a bachelor s existence.
One of the country s most eligible bachelors.
beauA boyfriend or male admirer.
bigamistSomeone who marries one person while already legally married to another.
bigamyThe offense of marrying someone while you have a living spouse from whom no valid divorce has occurred.
brideA woman on her wedding day or just before and after the event.
The bride and groom left early last night.
concubineA mistress.
coupleA small indefinite number.
The beetles may couple up to form a pair.
divorceGet a divorce formally terminate a marriage.
Her divorce from her first husband.
estranged(of a wife or husband) no longer living with their spouse.
Harriet felt more estranged from her daughter than ever.
exA woman who was formerly a particular man’s wife.
All his exes live in Texas.
fianceA man who is engaged to be married.
fianceeA woman who is engaged to be married.
girlfriendA girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved.
He lives with his girlfriend.
honeymoonSpend a honeymoon.
The new President s honeymoon period.
loverAn ardent follower and admirer.
He was a great lover of cats.
marriageA combination or mixture of elements.
Her music is a marriage of funk jazz and hip hop.
marriedMarried people.
Married life.
marry(of a parent or guardian) give (a son or daughter) in marriage.
They had no plans to marry.
mistressA woman (other than the man’s wife) having a sexual relationship with a married man.
A mistress of the sound bite she is famed for the acidity of her tongue.
morganaticOf a marriage between one of royal or noble birth and one of lower rank; valid but with the understanding that the rank of the inferior remains unchanged and offspring do not succeed to titles or property of the superior.
He contracted a morganatic marriage with a German born actress.
newlywedSomeone recently married.
paramourA lover, especially the illicit partner of a married person.
partnerProvide with a partner.
Scotland is the rest of the UK s second biggest trading partner.
polygamyThe condition of bearing some flowers with stamens only, some with pistils only, and some with both, on the same or different plants.
spouseA husband or wife, considered in relation to their partner.
suitorA prospective buyer of a business or corporation.
She decided to marry her suitor.
wedHaving been taken in marriage.
We were wed the following week.
widowerA man whose wife is dead especially one who has not remarried.
Her new found passion has turned me into a tennis widower.
wifeThe wife of a person with a specified occupation.
A clergy wife.

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