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Synonyms for wife
waɪf; waɪvzwife

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  1. wifenoun

    little woman, husband, life-long partner, partner, spouse, better half, significant other

    were, husband

  2. wifenoun

    A married woman, especially in relation to her spouse.

    life-long partner, little woman, spouse, partner, husband, significant other, better half

    husband, were

  3. wifenoun

    The female of a pair of mated animals.

    A new wife for the gander is introduced into the pen.

    significant other, husband, spouse, better half, partner, little woman, life-long partner

    were, husband

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wife

    consort, spouse, helpmeet, helpmate

    mistress, husband

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wife, married womannoun

    a married woman; a man's partner in marriage

    married woman

    hubby, husband, married man

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wife

    n. married woman, BETTER-HALF, matron, helpmate, consort

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wifenoun

    spouse, consort, helpmate, partner

    Associated words:
    uxoricide, uxorious, uxoriousness, coverture, dowry, polygamy, polygamist, monogamy, dower, dot, uxorial

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wife":

    woman, lady, femme, female, bride, spouse, women, marry, girl, missus, married, dame, mujer, iady, consort, mrs.

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How to use wife in a sentence?

  1. Anthony Scaramucci:

    I almost got divorced through this whole fiasco, thank God my wife and I were able to put the marriage back together. I don't know why George Conway is hitting George Conway that hard. The President waited four months before The President responded. And, you know, Kellyanne Conway seems to be defending The President, so I want to stay out of that one because I don't like getting involved in people's relationships, particularly after the fiasco that I went through.

  2. Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice:

    It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a large fortune must be in want of a wife.

  3. Jake Paul:

    He’s a piece of s—t. He’s sitting there on the ground after losing, talking s—t to Dustin Poirier’s wife. I don’t feel bad at all.

  4. President Reagan:

    I would have preferred it if he decided to attack me, from what I hear, he's chosen to attack my wife, and I don't look kindly on that at all.

  5. Sajeeb Wazed:

    To us, Avijit Roy is no different than the 160 others that have been killed, we want to bring all the killers to justice. I understand why( Avijit Roy wife) is upset. My mother has been targeted by these same fundamentalists.

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