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Synonyms for pair

couple

pair off or up

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Synonyms for pair

two items of the same kind together

two persons united, as by marriage

Synonyms for pair

a set of two similar things considered as a unit

two people considered as a unit

a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value

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form a pair or pairs

bring two objects, ideas, or people together

occur in pairs

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arrange in pairs

References in classic literature ?
Yes; there's a pair of Vellingtons a good deal worn, and a pair o' lady's shoes, in number five.
de Villefort, he fulfilled the predictions of Heloise to the letter, -- donned his dress suit, drew on a pair of white gloves, ordered the servants to attend the carriage dressed in their full livery, and drove that same night to No.
There was an interval of hesitation, whispering, and smiles; but the expression of solemn emotion on the faces of the betrothed pair did not change: on the contrary, in their perplexity over their hands they looked more grave and deeply moved than before, and the smile with which Stepan Arkadyevitch whispered to them that now they would each put on their own ring died away on his lips.
From all these mute signs and tokens of her presence, he naturally glanced at Barbara herself, who sat as mute as they, shelling peas into a dish; and just when Kit was looking at her eyelashes and wondering--quite in the simplicity of his heart-- what colour her eyes might be, it perversely happened that Barbara raised her head a little to look at him, when both pair of eyes were hastily withdrawn, and Kit leant over his plate, and Barbara over her pea-shells, each in extreme confusion at having been detected by the other.
the Sheep asked, handing her a pair of knitting- needles as she spoke.
cried the Sheep, as she took up another pair of needles.
The Kearney brothers had divided a suit between them, the elder wearing a tightly-fitting, single-breasted blue frock-coat and a pair of pink striped cotton trousers, while the younger candidly displayed the trousers of his brother's suit, as a harmonious change to a shining black alpaca coat and crimson neckerchief.
Give us two weeks more, Miss Carr--only two weeks to wash up our work and realize--and we'll give you a pair of 2.
Junior international Alannah Griffin from Solihull again battled hard, partnering newcomer Katie Malazonia, 17 at second pair but found the sheer strength in depth of Surrey hard to handle.
The second round was more evenly balanced with Shepley's second pair of Kate Lucas and Rebecca Broadbent sharing honours with Huddersfield's first pair of Christine Baldwin and Wendy Sutcliffe, after a closely fought tie break being won by Huddersfield.
Go Au Pair developed the Au Pair Sis after working with Au Pairs for close to 25 years and finding the best way for an Au Pair to be successful is to maximize their cultural experience and help them interact with one another.
Can pairs of players be ranked or can cyclical relationships (pair A better than pair B, who is better than pair C, who is better than pair A) exist between several pairs?
2 : a thing having two similar parts that are connected <a pair of scissors>
The average woman aged over 40 owns 19 pairs of shoes, according to a new survey - but it's not unusual for them to have more than 100 pairs.
What does it take to create a typical pair of Levi's[R][degrees] 501[R] jeans?