Synonyms of pair


1. pair, brace, set

usage: a set of two similar things considered as a unit

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

usage: two items of the same kind

3. pair, gathering, assemblage

usage: two people considered as a unit

4. pair, poker hand

usage: a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value


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

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

2. 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"

3. pair, geminate, occur

usage: occur in pairs

4. pair, geminate, arrange, set up

usage: arrange in pairs; "Pair these numbers"

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

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

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Definition and meaning of pair (Dictionary)