Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun spouse

1 sense of spouse

Sense 1
spouse, partner, married person, mate, better half -- (a person's partner in marriage)
       => relative, relation -- (a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey")
       => domestic partner, significant other, spousal equivalent, spouse equivalent -- (a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long-term sexual relationship)

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