wive

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/waɪv/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(wīv)

Inflections of 'wive' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
wives
v 3rd person singular
wiving
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
wived
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
wived
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
wive  (wīv),USA pronunciation v.,  wived, wiv•ing. 
v.i. 
  1. to take a wife;
    marry.

v.t. 
  1. to take as wife;
    marry.
  2. to provide with a wife.
  • bef. 900; Middle English wiven, Old English wīfian, derivative of wīf; see wife

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
wive /waɪv/ vb archaic
  1. to marry (a woman)
  2. (transitive) to supply with a wife
Etymology: Old English gewīfian, from wīf wife
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