ADJ. future, prospective | suitable | ex-, former | dead, deceased, late | good, loving, wonderful | faithful | errant, unfaithful | estranged | absent | jealous | dominant, domineering | brutal, violent | house (= a man who stays at home to look after children, cook, clean, etc. while his wife works)
VERB + HUSBAND meet That was the day she met her future husband. | marry | be divorced from, be separated from, divorce, leave, walk out on She suddenly walked out on her husband, leaving him to bring up the children.
PHRASES husband and wife They lived together as husband and wife for over thirty years. | husband-to-be