What does spouse mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term spouse:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. spouse, partner, married person, mate, better half(noun)

    a person's partner in marriage

Wiktionary

  1. spouse(Noun)

    A person's husband or wife

    People should treat their spouses with respect.

  2. spouse(Verb)

    to wed, to espouse

  3. Origin: espous, espouse and espus, espuse by aphasis from sponsus, sponsa, from spondere, from spend-

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spouse(noun)

    a man or woman engaged or joined in wedlock; a married person, husband or wife

  2. Spouse(noun)

    a married man, in distinct from a spousess or married woman; a bridegroom or husband

  3. Spouse(noun)

    to wed; to espouse

  4. Origin: [See Espouse, and Spouse, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spouse

    spowz, n. a husband or wife.—adj. Spous′al, pertaining to a spouse, or to marriage: nuptial: matrimonial.—n. usually in pl. nuptials: marriage.—adj. Spouse′less, destitute of a spouse: unmarried. [O. Fr. espouse (Fr. √©poux, fem. √©pouse)—L. sponsus, pa.p. of spondēre, to promise in marriage.]

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How to pronounce spouse ?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say spouse in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spouse in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spouse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of spouse in a Sentence

  1. Christopher Morley:

    The plural of spouse is spice.

  2. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Be the spouse you wish to have.

  3. Charles Day:

    The innocent spouse rule is not that easy to prove.

  4. Tracy Watts:

    They're giving a break to people to cover your spouse elsewhere.

  5. Maura Cassidy:

    That is really beneficial if the surviving spouse is much younger.

Images & Illustrations of spouse

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