Synonyms of couple


1. couple, twosome, duo, duet, pair

usage: a pair who associate with one another; "the engaged couple"; "an inseparable twosome"

2. couple, mates, match, family, family unit

usage: a pair of people who live together; "a married couple from Chicago"

3. couple, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount

usage: a small indefinite number; "he's coming for a couple of days"

4. couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad, two, 2, II, deuce

usage: two items of the same kind

5. couple, unit, building block

usage: (physics) something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines


1. match, mate, couple, pair, twin, join, bring together

usage: 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"

2. couple, couple on, couple up, attach

usage: link together; "can we couple these proposals?"

3. pair, pair off, partner off, couple, unite, unify

usage: form a pair or pairs; "The two old friends paired off"

4. copulate, mate, pair, couple, join, conjoin

usage: engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring"

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Definition and meaning of couple (Dictionary)