1. [ noun ] a set of two similar things considered as a unit
Synonyms: brace
Related terms: set Tweedledum_and_Tweedledee geminate
2. [ noun ] two items of the same kind
Synonyms: couple twain couplet brace span yoke twosome distich duo duet dyad duad doubleton
Related terms: two doubleton geminate
3. [ noun ] two people considered as a unit
Related terms: gathering couple yoke copulate
4. [ verb ] form a pair or pairs
Synonyms: couple partner_off pair_off

"The two old friends paired off"

Related terms: unite couple
5. [ verb ] bring two objects, ideas, or people together
Synonyms: match couple 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 couple yoke match
6. [ verb ] occur in pairs
Synonyms: geminate
Related terms: occur geminate
7. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 11481
8. [ verb ] arrange in pairs
Synonyms: geminate

"Pair these numbers"

Related terms: arrange geminate couple
9. [ verb ] (sexuality) make love
Synonyms: mate couple copulate

"Birds mate in the Spring"

Related terms: join love breed tread serve deflower backcross nick sodomize sodomise ride couple spouse sexual_intercourse coupling mate
10. [ noun ] (cards) a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
Related terms: poker_hand
Similar spelling:   par