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
Synonyms: match mates

"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"

Related terms: small_indefinite_quantity
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
Synonyms: couple_up couple_on

"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"

Related terms: unite
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
Similar spelling:   Copple