Example sentences for: spouse

How can you use “spouse” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • You can acquire a second spouse so long as you discard the first one.

  • But any amount inherited by a spouse is exempt.

  • For simplicity, consider a married couple in which neither spouse is covered by an employer-sponsored pension plan and each contributes $2,000-the maximum per person per year allowed under current law-to a traditional IRA.

  • In a flash McCain is off, wisecracking, talking seriously about his campaign and his life, engaging in badinage with aides and teasing his good-natured spouse, who sits a couple of seats away, trying to talk to their daughter back home in Arizona about her lacrosse game on a cell phone.

  • Some of the most important legal consequences of marriage involve getting out of it (even though it is true that one spouse generally cannot be required to testify against the other in court as long as they're still married).

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