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  Definition of Pair
  1. a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
  2. two people considered as a unit
  3. a set of two similar things considered as a unit
  4. two items of the same kind
  5. 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"
  6. make love; "Birds mate in the Spring"
  7. arrange in pairs; "Pair these numbers"
  8. occur in pairs
  9. form a pair or pairs; "The two old friends paired off"
Similar Words: brace, couple, twosome, twain, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad, match, mate, twin, copulate, geminate, pair off, partner off

 

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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