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pair - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pair

Definition
(noun) a set of two similar things considered as a unit
Synonyms : brace

Definition
(noun) two items of the same kind
Synonyms : brace , couple , couplet , distich , duad , duet , duo , dyad , span , twain , twosome , yoke

Definition
(noun) two people considered as a unit
Definition
(noun) a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
Definition
(verb) form a pair or pairs
Synonyms : couple , pair off , partner off
Example Sentence
  • The two old friends paired off

Definition
(verb) bring two objects, ideas, or people together
Synonyms : couple , match , mate , twin
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(verb) occur in pairs
Synonyms : geminate

Definition
(verb) arrange in pairs
Synonyms : geminate
Example Sentence
  • Pair these numbers

Definition
(verb) engage in sexual intercourse
Synonyms : copulate , couple , mate
Example Sentence
  • Birds mate in the Spring

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