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husband

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of husband

  1. the male partner in a marriage <she and her husband just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary> Synonyms hubby, man, mister, old man Related Words better half, companion, consort, mate, partner, significant other, spouse; Mr. Right; soul mate; bridegroom, groom; benedict; widower; househusband




husband

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of husband

  1. to avoid the wasteful or destructive use of <husband our natural resources so that our children and grandchildren may benefit from them> Synonyms conserveRelated Words economize, save, scrimp, skimp; preserve, protect, save; hoard, lay by, lay upNear Antonyms clean (out), consume, deplete, drain, exhaust, expend, impoverish, spend, use upAntonyms blow, dissipate, fritter (away), lavish, misspend, run through, squander, throw away, waste





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