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Word: couple

couple
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  • noun a pair who associate with one another
    Synonyms

    duet, duo, twosome

    Examples
    • the engaged couple
    • an inseparable twosome
  • noun a pair of people who live together
    Synonyms

    match, mates

    Examples
    • a married couple from Chicago
  • noun a small indefinite number
    Examples
    • he's coming for a couple of days
  • noun two items of the same kind
  • noun (physics) something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines
  • verb bring two objects, ideas, or people together
    Synonyms

    match, mate, pair, twin

    Examples
    • 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
  • verb link together
    Synonyms

    couple on, couple up

    Examples
    • can we couple these proposals?
  • verb form a pair or pairs
    Examples
    • The two old friends paired off
  • verb engage in sexual intercourse
    Synonyms

    copulate, mate, pair

    Examples
    • Birds mate in the Spring
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010