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What is a wife?

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04/15/2018

A wife is the spouse of a husband.

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02/27/2016

A wife is a married woman considered in relation to her spouse. A wife is also a woman, especially an old or uneducated one.

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02/17/2016

Historically, wife refers to a married woman in relation to her partner in marriage, her husband. A gender neutral term is spouse. In modern usage wife may refer to the role taken on by one spouse in a same sex marriage.