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Synonyms for spouse
spaʊs, spaʊz

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    a person's partner in marriage

    fellow, cooperator, teammate, married person, partner, better half, checkmate, first mate, collaborator, pardner, match, mate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spouse(n.)

    husband or wife, married person, consort

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "spouse":

    spouses, husband, joint, wife, spousal, partner, conjoint

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  1. Tracy Stewart:

    During the divorce, you should be thinking in terms of what you need to do to get a career, if you need a degree or training, you negotiate during the divorce for your spouse to pay for this. Often, in a collaborative divorce, your partner will want to see that you can make ends meet; and if you ask for help paying for your education or training, your partner may offer to help, but you have to ask.

  2. Don Fraser:

    A happy home is one in which each spouse grants the possibility that the other may be right, though neither believes it.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    He who actually works at home like a donkey at the behest of his spouse does basically his job like an ass as an employee in the business house. He could neither be creative like imaginative/ inventive/ innovative nor ever effective like positive/proactive/productive, but can easily endure every humiliation in the private organization and so often stays for over ten years at the single workplace. He spends time with a single objective to make merely money in the company only for his wife throughout his life.

  4. Mark Steber:

    Monitor any life events you have - not just getting married or having a child. Did you start taking care of a dependent family member? Did a spouse take classes? Those life events drive a lot more tax opportunity.

  5. William Hutchinson:

    It’s one of those situations that forever changes your department, everybody there has probably had the conversation with their spouse quitting. You wonder ‘ Why do we keep doing this job ? ’.

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