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pair

A pair is something that comes in a set of two — like a pair of shoes or a pair of tennis players who make great doubles partners.

Pair can also work as a verb. Think of Noah pairing animals on the ark so he could save their species from the flood. And, along those same lines, the verb to pair is sometimes used to mean reproductive pairing (something pairs of shoes wouldn't dream of doing).

Primary Meanings of pair

1.
nv
a set of two similar things considered as a unit
arrange in pairs
2.
v
engage in sexual intercourse
Full Definitions of pair
1

n a set of two similar things considered as a unit

Synonyms:
brace
Types:
Tweedledee and Tweedledum, Tweedledum and Tweedledee
any two people who are hard to tell apart
Type of:
set
a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used

n two people considered as a unit

Types:
couple, duet, duo, twosome
a pair who associate with one another
yoke
a pair of draft animals joined by a yoke
same-sex marriage
two people of the same sex who live together as a family
Type of:
assemblage, gathering
a group of persons together in one place

n two items of the same kind

Synonyms:
brace, couple, couplet, distich, duad, duet, duo, dyad, span, twain, twosome, yoke
Types:
doubleton
(bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player
Type of:
2, II, deuce, two
the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number

n a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value

Type of:
poker hand
the 5 cards held in a game of poker

v arrange in pairs

Pair these numbers”
Synonyms:
geminate
geminate
occur in pairs
Type of:
arrange, set up
put into a proper or systematic order

v bring two objects, ideas, or people together

“The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project”
Synonyms:
couple, match, mate, twin
match
give or join in marriage
Types:
mismate
provide with an unsuitable mate
mismatch
match badly; match two objects or people that do not go together
Type of:
bring together, join
cause to become joined or linked

v form a pair or pairs

“The two old friends paired off”
Synonyms:
couple, pair off, partner off
Type of:
unify, unite
act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief

v occur in pairs

Synonyms:
geminate
geminate
arrange in pairs
Type of:
occur
to be found to exist
2

v engage in sexual intercourse

Types:
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nick
mate successfully; of livestock
have intercourse, have sex, love, roll in the hay
have sexual intercourse with
tread
mate with
serve, service
mate with
have, take
have sex with; archaic use
fornicate
have sex without being married
stand
be available for stud services
Type of:
conjoin, join
make contact or come together

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