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pair

noun

1 pair

A set of two similar things considered as a unit.

synonym: brace.

Roget 17: similarity, resemblance, likeness, similitude, semblance; affinity, approximation, parallelism; agreement etc. 23; analogy, analogicalness; correspondence, ... show more

Roget 840: amusement, entertainment, recreation, fun, game, fun and games; diversion, divertissement; reaction, solace; pastime, passetemps [Fr.], sport; ... show more

Dutch: tweetal, koppel, paar

2 pair

Two items of the same kind.

synonyms: brace, couple, couplet, distich, duad, duet, duo, dyad, span, twain ... show more.

Roget 89: duality, dualism; duplicity; biplicity, biformity; polarity.    two, deuce, couple, duet, brace, pair, cheeks, twins, ... show more

Dutch: stel, koppel, paar, twee, tweetal
Polish: parka

3 pair

Two people considered as a unit.

Dutch: stel, brilstand
Polish: duet, dwójca, dwójka, para, tandem

4 pair

A poker hand with 2 cards of the same value.

Dutch: paar

verb

1 pair

Form a pair or pairs:
— The two old friends paired off.

synonyms: couple, pair off, partner off.

2 pair

Bring two objects, ideas, or people together:
— The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project.

synonyms: couple, match, mate, twin.

Roget 89: pair [unite in pairs], couple, bracket, yoke; conduplicate; mate, span [U.S.].   

Dutch: koppelen

3 pair

Occur in pairs.

synonym: geminate.

4 pair

Arrange in pairs:
— Pair these numbers.

synonym: geminate.

5 pair

Engage in sexual intercourse.

synonyms: copulate, couple, mate.

Dutch: copuleren, paren


Moby thesaurus: Gaussian integer, accouple, accumulate, ace, affiliate, agglomerate, agglutinate, aggregate, aggroup, algebraic number, ally, amass, articulate, assemble, associate, band, band together, batch, be in cahoots, best bower ... show more.

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