HyperDic: couplet

English > 2 senses of the word couplet:
NOUNquantitycouplet, couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duadtwo items of the same kind
communicationcoupleta stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse
English > couplet: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningTwo items of the same kind.
Synonymscouple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, 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
English > couplet: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed.
Partsline of poetry, line of verseA single line of words in a poem
Narrowerclosed coupletA rhymed couplet that forms a complete syntactic unit
heroic coupletA couplet consisting of two rhymed lines of iambic pentameter and written in an elevated style
BroaderstanzaA fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
Spanishpareado
Catalanrodolí

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