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Synonyms for pair
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Wiktionary

  1. pairnoun

    Synonyms:
    duo

  2. pairnoun

    The exclusion of one member of a parliamentary party from a vote, if a member of the other party is absent for important personal reasons.

    Synonyms:
    duo

  3. pairnoun

    To group into sets of two.

    The wedding guests were paired boy-girl and groom's party-bride's party

    Synonyms:
    duo

  4. pairnoun

    Two people in a relationship, partnership (especially sexual) or friendship.

    Spouses should make a great pair.

    Synonyms:
    duo

  5. pairnoun

    Used with binary nouns (often in the plural to indicate multiple instances, since such nouns are plurale tantum)

    Synonyms:
    duo

  6. pairnoun

    A couple of working animals attached to work together, as by a yoke.

    A pair is harder to drive than two mounts with separate riders.

    Synonyms:
    duo

  7. pairnoun

    A poker hand that contains of two cards of identical rank, which cannot also count as a better hand.

    Synonyms:
    duo

  8. pairnoun

    A score of zero runs (a duck) in both innings of a two-innings match

    Synonyms:
    duo

  9. pairnoun

    A double play, two outs recorded in one play

    They turned a pair to end the fifth.

    Synonyms:
    duo

  10. pairnoun

    A doubleheader, two games played on the same day between the same teams

    The Pirates took a pair from the Phillies.

    Synonyms:
    duo

  11. pairnoun

    A pair of breasts

    She's got a gorgeous pair.

    Synonyms:
    duo

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pair

    Synonyms:
    two, couple, span, brace

    Antonyms:
    one, several

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pair, bracenoun

    a set of two similar things considered as a unit

    Synonyms:
    duad, brace, bracing, orthodontic braces, duet, dyad, twosome, gallus, couplet, bitstock, suspender, braces, yoke, twain, couple, span, duo, distich

  2. couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duadnoun

    two items of the same kind

    Synonyms:
    pas de deux, duad, bitstock, bracing, orthodontic braces, coupling, bridge, yoke, gallus, duet, dyad, twosome, couplet, match, mates, suspender, braces, straddle, brace, twain, duette, couple, span, duo, distich

  3. pairnoun

    two people considered as a unit

    Synonyms:
    brace, span, twosome, couplet, distich, duad, duet, couple, dyad, yoke, duo, twain

  4. pairverb

    a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value

    Synonyms:
    brace, span, twosome, couplet, distich, duad, duet, couple, dyad, yoke, duo, twain

  5. pair, pair off, partner off, coupleverb

    form a pair or pairs

    "The two old friends paired off"

    Synonyms:
    partner off, twin, couple, couple on, copulate, match, geminate, mate, pair off, couple up

  6. match, mate, couple, pair, twinverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    fit, parallel, match, play off, touch, duplicate, gibe, equate, copulate, couple on, checkmate, meet, agree, partner off, equal, check, pit, equalize, cope with, tally, rival, geminate, mate, pair off, couple, correspond, equalise, couple up, oppose, twin, jibe

  7. pair, geminateverb

    occur in pairs

    Synonyms:
    partner off, reduplicate, twin, couple, copulate, match, geminate, mate, pair off

  8. pair, geminateverb

    arrange in pairs

    "Pair these numbers"

    Synonyms:
    partner off, reduplicate, twin, couple, copulate, match, geminate, mate, pair off

  9. copulate, mate, pair, coupleverb

    engage in sexual intercourse

    "Birds mate in the Spring"

    Synonyms:
    partner off, checkmate, twin, couple, couple on, copulate, match, geminate, mate, pair off, couple up

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pairnoun

    Synonyms:
    two (of the same kind or suited to each other), couple, brace, SPAN

  2. pairverb

    Synonyms:
    couple

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pairnoun

    Synonyms:
    two, brace, couple, span, team, yoke, set

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pair":

    pairs, couple, torque, peers, couples, by, doublet, pares

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How to use pair in a sentence?

  1. Susan Hemming:

    The pair had been very close to carrying out an attack, all they required was to purchase the chemicals to make a detonator.

  2. John Zhu:

    It's essential (for staff) to know that the taste of the water can interfere with the taste of the wine, if you select a bottle of very elegant and smooth red wine, but pair it with water with high level of carbonation, it could be a disaster.

  3. Yogi Berra:

    You guys over there, pair up into groups of three.

  4. Arliss Reed:

    We had pics of this buck in one area over the summer, then in the fall, nearly two miles away, I found about 40 rubs in a 200-yard stretch of creek-bottom willows. I set up a Double Bull blind, and the first evening I saw a pair of bucks, one that I’d have shot but he wasn’t in range. The next sit this guy came in. He’s an 11-point that grosses 168-6/8, and has a 13-inch G3. When I walked up to him, I realized I knew him from those summer pics.

  5. Melissa Piliang:

    Lots of sports gear incorporates that element these days, bras, socks, shorts, and underwear now come in a kind of nylon wicking material that will absorb the sweat and pull it away from the body so it can dry. The last thing you want to do is sit there in a soaking wet pair of underwear.

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