Wives \Wives\, n., pl. of {Wife}. [1913 Webster]

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  • wives — [waıvz] the plural of ↑wife …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wives — the plural of wife …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wives — [wīvz] n. pl. of WIFE …   English World dictionary

  • WIVES — pl. of WIFE. * * * plural of wife * * * /wuyvz/, n. pl. of wife. * * * wives UK US the plural of wife Thesaurus: irregular pluralshyponym * * * wives «wyvz», noun. plural of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wives — Wife Wife, n.; pl. {Wives}. [OE. wif, AS. wif; akin to OFries. & OS. wif, D. wijf, G. weib, OHG. w[=i]b, Icel. v[=i]f, Dan. viv; and perhaps to Skr. vip excited, agitated, inspired, vip to tremble, L. vibrare to vibrate, E. vibrate. Cf. Tacitus,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wives — [[t]wa͟ɪvz[/t]] Wives is the plural of wife …   English dictionary

  • wives — plural of wife …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wives — /wuyvz/, n. pl. of wife. * * * …   Universalium

  • wives — waɪf n. female spouse; woman acting in a particular capacity (used in combination: e.g. midwife); woman (Old Usage) v. marry a wife (rare usage)v. marry a wife; take a wife; get married; give a woman as a wife …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wives — plural form of wife …   English new terms dictionary

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