to cover; to wrap; to hold; to include; to take charge of; package; wrapper; container; bag; to hold or embrace; bundle; packet; to contract (to or for)
give birth; keep (pets); to support; to bring sb. up; to raise (pig, etc.)
- (of a man) to hire a mistress; (of a woman) to hire a male lover
This term usually refers to a financial arrangement in which one party takes care of the expenses of the other party in exchange for a sexual relationship. Some of these extra-marital relationships are based on love, especially in traditional societies where arranged marriages are common.