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Wiktionary

  1. wivesnoun

    Plural form of wife.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Wivesn.s.the plural of wife.

    A man of his learning should not so lightly have been carried away with old wives tales, from approvance of his own reason. Edmund Spenser, Ireland.

Wikipedia

  1. wives

    A wife (PL: wives) is a female in a marital relationship. A woman who has separated from her partner continues to be a wife until the marriage is legally dissolved with a divorce judgement. On the death of her partner, a wife is referred to as a widow. The rights and obligations of a wife in relation to her partner and her status in the community and in law vary between cultures and have varied over time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wives

    of Wife

  2. Wivesnoun

    pl. of Wife

Wikidata

  1. Wives

    Wives was a hardcore punk/noise rock trio from Los Angeles, California, U.S. consisting of guitarist Randy Randall, bassist/vocalist Dean Spunt, and drummer Jeremy Villalobos. In the three years the band were together, they released a self-titled 7" on Post Present Medium, as well as a split 7" with K.I.T on Post Present Medium. In September 2004 the band released their first full-length LP, Erect the Youth Problem, on Cold Sweat Records. In June 2005, the band released a split 12" with Moving Units, also on Post Present Medium. In November 2005, following a European tour the band split; a friend, Roy, replaced Jeremy on drums finishing the last leg of the tour with them, playing their farewell show on November 20 at the Highbury Buffalo Bar, London, England. Spunt and Randall reunited to perform the "final" Wives set for the independent film 40 Bands/80 Minutes! which was filmed on March 6, 2006 in Hollywood, CA. Randall and Spunt went on to start No Age shortly after the split while Villalobos, currently plays in Brooklyn trash rock bands Pygmy Shrews and power electronics band Whip & the Body.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wives

    wīvz, pl. of wife.

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    Song lyrics by wives -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by wives on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wives' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4665

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wives' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4816

Anagrams for wives »

  1. views

  2. swive

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wives in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wives in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of wives in a Sentence

  1. Linda Cope:

    People were urinating off the balconies, throwing up in the elevators, making suggestive and sexual comments about veterans with their service dogs and derogatory and suggestive comments about their wives.

  2. President Donald Trump:

    A lot of wives wouldn't give a damn.

  3. Ryan Mauro:

    The pledge to ‘ make your wives concubines and make your children our slaves ’ is referring to Americans, too, it's a sentence that should remind us of the price that The Islamic State intends to make women and even children pay.

  4. Proverb:

    Any man with two wives becomes a porter

  5. Tiffany Carter Sellers:

    We are wives, we are mothers, we are daughters, we are sisters, and we bring those experiences with us.

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