Meaning of husband

hus•band

Pronunciation: (huz'bund), [key]
— n.
  1. a married man, esp. when considered in relation to his wife.
  2. a manager.
  3. a prudent or frugal manager.
—v.t.
  1. to manage, esp. with prudent economy.
  2. to use frugally; conserve: to husband one's resources.
    1. to be or become a husband to; marry.
    2. to find a husband for.
    3. to till; cultivate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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