Definition of widow verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    widow

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈwɪdoʊ//
     
    be widowedVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they widow
     
    he / she / it widows
     
    past simple widowed
     
    -ing form widowing
     
     
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  1. if someone is widowed, their husband or wife has died She was widowed when she was 35.
  2.  
    adjective his widowed father
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