HyperDic: pair

English > 9 senses of the word pair:
NOUNgrouppair, bracea set of two similar things considered as a unit
quantitypair, couple, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duadtwo items of the same kind
grouppairtwo people considered as a unit
grouppaira poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
VERBsocialpair, pair off, partner off, coupleform a pair or pairs
contactpair, match, mate, couple, twinbring two objects, ideas, or people together
contactpair, geminateoccur in pairs
contactpair, geminatearrange in pairs
contactpair, copulate, mate, coupleengage in sexual intercourse
pair > pronunciation
Soundspeh'r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > pair: 9 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA set of two similar things considered as a unit.
Synonymbrace
NarrowerTweedledum and Tweedledee, Tweedledee and TweedledumAny two people who are hard to tell apart
BroadersetA group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
Spanishpar
Catalanparell
Verbspairbring two objects, ideas, or people together
pairoccur in pairs
English > pair: 9 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningTwo items of the same kind.
Synonymscouple, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad
Partsmate, fellowOne of a pair
Narrowerdoubleton(bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player
Broadertwo, 2, II, deuceThe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
Spanishdúo, pareja, par, tándem
Catalanduo, parella, parell
Verbspairarrange in pairs
pairoccur in pairs
English > pair: 9 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningTwo people considered as a unit.
Narrowercouple, twosome, duo, duetA pair who associate with one another
yokeA pair of draft animals joined by a yoke
Broadergathering, assemblageA group of persons together in one place
Spanishpareja
Catalanparella
Verbspairengage in sexual intercourse
pairbring two objects, ideas, or people together
pairform a pair or pairs
English > pair: 9 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA poker hand with 2 cards of the same value.
Broaderpoker handThe 5 cards held in a game of poker
English > pair: 9 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningform a pair or pairs.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The two old friends paired off"
Synonymspair off, partner off, couple
Broaderunite, unifyact in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
Spanishaparearse, aparear, emparejarse, emparejar
Catalanacoblar-se, acoblar, aparellar-se, aparellar, apariar-se, apariar
Nounspairtwo people considered as a unit
pairingthe act of grouping things or people in pairs
English > pair: 9 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBring two objects, ideas, or people together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"
Synonymsmatch, mate, couple, twin
Narrowermismatchmatch badly
mismateProvide with an unsuitable mate
BroaderjoinCause to become joined / joined or linked
Similar tomatchGive or join in marriage
Spanishacoplar, casar, emparejar, relacionar
Catalanacoblar, aparellar, casar, relacionar
Nounspairtwo people considered as a unit
paira set of two similar things considered as a unit
English > pair: 9 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningOccur in pairs.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymgeminate
BroaderoccurTo be found to exist
Similar topair, geminateArrange in pairs
Nounspaira set of two similar things considered as a unit
pairtwo items of the same kind
English > pair: 9 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningArrange in pairs.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Pair these numbers"
Synonymgeminate
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
Similar topair, geminateOccur in pairs
Nounspairtwo items of the same kind
English > pair: 9 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningEngage in sexual intercourse.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymscopulate, mate, couple
Entailed byconceiveBecome pregnant
Narrowerbreed, covercopulate with a female, used especially of horses
deflower, ruindeprive of virginity
nickmate successfully
ride, mountcopulate with
serve, servicemate with
sleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonkHave sexual intercourse with
sodomize, sodomise, buggerPractice anal sex upon
sodomize, sodomisecopulate with an animal
treadmate with
Broaderjoin, conjoinmake contact or come together
Spanishaparearse, aparear, copular, emparejarse
Catalanacoblar-se, aparellar, apariar-se
Nounspairtwo people considered as a unit
pairingthe act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes

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