• Widow Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) In various games, any extra hand or part of a hand, as one dealt to the table.
  2. (n.) A woman who has lost her husband by death, and has not married again; one living bereaved of a husband.
  3. (v. t.) To deprive of one who is loved; to strip of anything beloved or highly esteemed; to make desolate or bare; to bereave.
  4. (v. t.) To become, or survive as, the widow of.
  5. (v. t.) To reduce to the condition of a widow; to bereave of a husband; -- rarely used except in the past participle.
  6. (v. t.) To endow with a widows right.
  7. (a.) Widowed.

• Widow bird Definition & Synonyms

  1. () See Whidan bird.

• Widowhood Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Estate settled on a widow.
  2. (n.) The state of being a widow; the time during which a woman is widow; also, rarely, the state of being a widower.