a set of two similar things considered as a unit
couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad(noun)
two items of the same kind
pas de deux, duad, bitstock, bracing, orthodontic braces, coupling, bridge, yoke, pair, gallus, duet, dyad, twosome, couplet, match, mates, suspender, braces, straddle, brace, twain, duette, couple, span, duo, distich
two people considered as a unit
a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
pair, pair off, partner off, couple(verb)
form a pair or pairs
"The two old friends paired off"
match, mate, couple, pair, twin(verb)
bring two objects, ideas, or people together
"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"
fit, parallel, match, play off, touch, duplicate, gibe, equate, copulate, pair, couple on, checkmate, meet, agree, partner off, equal, check, pit, equalize, cope with, tally, rival, geminate, mate, pair off, couple, correspond, equalise, couple up, oppose, twin, jibe
occur in pairs
arrange in pairs
"Pair these numbers"
copulate, mate, pair, couple(verb)
engage in sexual intercourse
"Birds mate in the Spring"
pair(noun)The exclusion of one member of a parliamentary party from a vote, if a member of the other party is absent for important personal reasons.
pair(noun)To group into sets of two.
pair(noun)Two people in a relationship, partnership (especially sexual) or friendship.
pair(noun)Used with binary nouns (often in the plural to indicate multiple instances, since such nouns are plurale tantum)
pair(noun)A couple of working animals attached to work together, as by a yoke.
pair(noun)A poker hand that contains of two cards of identical rank, which cannot also count as a better hand.
pair(noun)A score of zero runs (a duck) in both innings of a two-innings match
pair(noun)A double play, two outs recorded in one play
pair(noun)A doubleheader, two games played on the same day between the same teams
pair(noun)A pair of breasts
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- parellaCatalan, Valencian
- dvojice, pár, párovatCzech
- Pärchen, PaarGerman
- ζευγάρι, ζευγαρώνωGreek
- paro, duopoEsperanto
- par, emparejarSpanish
- dithis, càraidScottish Gaelic
- par, tvennaIcelandic
- 一対, ペア, 一組, 対, カップルJapanese
- 한쌍, 켤레Korean
- PuerLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- tōpū, tokoruaMāori
- paar, duo, brilstand, stel, tweespan, koppel, tweetal, paren, koppelenDutch
- pèra, peeraRomansh
- чета, пара, двойкаRussian
- par, para ihop, paraSwedish
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