|1.||[ noun ] a pair who associate with one another|
|Synonyms:||duo duet twosome|
"the engaged couple" "an inseparable twosome"
|Related terms:||pair same-sex_marriage pair|
|2.||[ noun ] (sociology) a pair of people who live together|
"a married couple from Chicago"
|Related terms:||family dink power_couple match|
|3.||[ noun ] a small indefinite number|
"he's coming for a couple of days"
|4.||[ verb ] bring two objects, ideas, or people together|
|Synonyms:||match pair mate twin|
"This fact is coupled to the other one" "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?" "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"
|Related terms:||join mismate mismatch match pair yoke match|
|5.||[ noun ] two items of the same kind|
|Synonyms:||pair twain couplet brace span yoke twosome distich duo duet dyad duad doubleton|
|Related terms:||two doubleton geminate|
|6.||[ verb ] link together|
"can we couple these proposals?"
|Related terms:||uncouple attach coupling|
|7.||[ verb ] form a pair or pairs|
|Synonyms:||pair partner_off pair_off|
"The two old friends paired off"
|8.||[ verb ] (sexuality) make love|
|Synonyms:||mate pair copulate|
"Birds mate in the Spring"
|Related terms:||join love breed backcross serve tread nick ride sodomize sodomise deflower spouse sexual_intercourse coupling mate|
|9.||[ noun ] (physics) something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines|
|Related terms:||unit dipole moment|