Definition for wife

noun as in married woman

Strongest matches

bride, companion, partner, roommate, spouse

Strong matches

consort, helpmate, mate, monogamist

Weak match

other half

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Example Sentences

Number one, the wife of a venture capitalist is a multimillionaire.

From Fortune

Like any cash-poor landowner, Lister decides that she needs a rich wife and sets her sights on Ann Walker, a local heiress who’s been dazzled by Lister’s charisma for years.

I don’t think it’s something that most people are voluntarily doing or are interested in doing, but it took us a long time to track down the wives that we did, and we’re fairly confident that when the show drops, more will come out.

From Vox

The morning after we were evacuated, I left my wife, Jenny, and our two daughters, who are 15 and 17, in Santa Cruz and went back to my house in Bonny Doon with my friend Josh.

My wife and I understood and challenged our hidden biases when our children introduced us to friends who were different from them.

From Fortune

In straight relationships with an age gap, words like ‘gold-digger’ and ‘trophy wife’ get thrown around.

His wife passed away and they had kids, and he wanted to focus on being a dad so he just stopped to raise his kids.

The band was still on its way back as De Blasio and his wife departed.

Except for maybe his brainiac wife… but she could do better anyway.

So when my wife and I moved to Laurel Canyon I spent my first year working night and day on the show.

But Mrs. Dodd, the present vicar's wife, retained the precious prerogative of choosing the book to be read at the monthly Dorcas.

And that was that if he and his wife were to ever live together again and be happy, the family were to be kept out of it.

His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.

To Harrison and his wife there was no distinction between the executive and judicial branches of the law.

The Authorised Version has: “And as a mother shall she meet him, and receive him as a wife married of a virgin.”


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wife, such as: bride, companion, partner, roommate, spouse, and consort.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.