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Synonyms for pair
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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  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 bring two (animals, notably dogs) together for mating.

    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 Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pair

    Synonyms:
    two, couple, span, brace

    Antonyms:
    one, several

Princeton's WordNet1.5 / 2 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pairnoun

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

  2. pairverb

    Synonyms:
    couple

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words3.0 / 1 vote

  1. pairnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  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. Wan Azizah:

    The COVID-19 retest was carried out on the husband and wife pair late last night and the results were the same. That is positive for the wife and negative for her husband.

  2. Emanuel Wyler:

    You could imagine reading a text … and every letter is a different font, or every letter is a different size, then the text is much harder to read. And this is basically what we do in codon pair deoptimization.

  3. Samuel Wasser:

    If you're trying to match one tusk to its pair, you have a low chance of a match. But identifying close relatives is going to be a much more common event, and can link more ivory seizures to the same smuggling networks.

  4. Jesse ODonaghey:

    We are told that the pair had the wherewithal to construct a shelter and build a fire for warmth, and more importantly stay put and wait for help.

  5. Sam Lynton-Brown:

    Sterling/dollar has weakened in line with our view and we still see scope for further downside in the pair.


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