- to marry (a woman)
- (transitive) to supply with a wife
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
wive (wīv),USA pronunciation v., wived, wiv•ing.
- to take a wife;
- to take as wife;
- to provide with a wife.
- bef. 900; Middle English wiven, Old English wīfian, derivative of wīf; see wife
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wive /waɪv/ vb archaic
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