couple


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Synonyms for couple

husband and wife

couple something to something

Synonyms

  • link to
  • connect to
  • pair with
  • unite with
  • join to
  • hitch to
  • buckle to
  • clasp to
  • yoke to
  • conjoin to

couple something with something

Synonyms

  • combine with
  • accompany by
  • mix with
  • join with
  • unite with
  • compound with
  • amalgamate with
  • incorporate with
  • link with

Synonyms for couple

two items of the same kind together

two persons united, as by marriage

to join one thing to another

to come or bring together in one's mind or imagination

to engage in sexual relations with

Synonyms for couple

a pair who associate with one another

a pair of people who live together

a small indefinite number

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

bring two objects, ideas, or people together

link together

Related Words

form a pair or pairs

References in classic literature ?
About the middle of the afternoon a couple of little boats come along, but they didn't come from high enough up the river; but at last there was a big one, and they hailed her.
He put up that scheme on us and reasoned out what we would do, and we went ahead and done it perfectly exact, like a couple of pudd'nheads.
Weston naming one family of cousins who must be included, and another of very old acquaintance who could not be left out, it became a certainty that the five couple would be at least ten, and a very interesting speculation in what possible manner they could be disposed of.
Now the servant came into the kitchen, and when she saw the salad standing there ready cooked she was about to carry it up, but on the way, according to her old habit, she tasted it and ate a couple of leaves.
These were a couple of rascals who got their living by whatever the devil sent them, and now, in the interim of other business, had staked the joint profits of their next piece of villany on a game of cards, which was to have been decided here under the trees.
Stuart was in hopes of meeting with Snake encampments in the plain, where he might procure a couple of horses to transport the baggage.
The mayor assumed a stern, disapproving air, and his clerk looked up at the couple with malicious curiosity.
Changing partners simply meant that a satisfactory choice had not as yet been arrived at by one or other of the pair, and by this time every couple had been suitable matched.
The ring was on her hand, the Bishop's benediction had been given, the bridesmaids were a-poise to resume their place in the procession, and the organ was showing preliminary symptoms of breaking out into the Mendelssohn March, without which no newly-wedded couple had ever emerged upon New York.
I should be sorry if my conscience, insisting on a rigid attention to the matter in hand, forced me to dismiss him in a couple of lines.
Not seldom Philip, knowing all the time how stupid he was, would force a quarrel, and they would not speak to one another for a couple of days.
They laughed together like a couple of school-girls.
though as it was they never took their eyes off the couple.
He had observed how the shy happiness and surprise of the engaged couple had gradually been replaced by a comfortable, tolerant state of mind, as if they had already done with the adventure of intimacy and were taking up their parts.
He tacked a score of feet from the wharf, waved his hand theatrically, like a knight about to enter the lists, received a hearty cheer in return, and stood away into the Straits for a couple of hundred yards.