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Definition of husband verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



husband something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they husband
he / she / it husbands
past simple husbanded
-ing form husbanding
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to use something very carefully and make sure that you do not waste it Times are hard and we have to husband our resources. She waited, husbanding her strength for her next visitors.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: husband