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  Words related to pair

Related / Similar Words: brace, couple, twosome, twain, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad, match, mate, twin, copulate, geminate, pair off, partner off

 

Definition:
  • a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value;
  • two people considered as a unit;
  • a set of two similar things considered as a unit;
  • two items of the same kind;
  • 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";
  • make love; "Birds mate in the Spring";
  • arrange in pairs; "Pair these numbers";
  • occur in pairs;
  • form a pair or pairs; "The two old friends paired off";

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    Hyponyms: couple, twosome, duo, duet, yoke, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, doubleton, mismate, mismatch, nick, love, tread, serve, service, deflower, ruin, ride, mount, backcross, breed, cover, sodomize, sodomise, bugger

     

    Grouped Verbs: match, geminate

     

    Derivational Morphology: copulate, mate, couple, match, twin, pair off, partner off, geminate, brace, twosome, twain, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad, coupling, mates, catch, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, spouse, partner, married person, better half, copulation, coitus, coition, congress, relation

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese:   Dutch: paar  
    Finnish: pari   French: paire  
    Galician: par   German: Paar  
    Greek: ζευγάρι   Hungarian: pár  
    Italian: paio   Japanese: 一組  
    Korean: 한쌍   Portuguese: par  
    Russian: пара   Spanish: par  
    Swedish: par  
     
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