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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 ?
Socrates is ill' is the contrary of 'Socrates is well', but not even of such composite expressions is it true to say that one of the pair must always be true and the other false.
For the simple pair had reached that lake of mystery, and found the longsought shrine of the Great Carbuncle!
A sense of accomplished happiness now made the step of the young pair lighter; they saw neither heaven, nor earth, nor houses; they flew, as it were, on wings to the church.
Someone, then, cut out the message with a pair of short-bladed scissors, pasted it with paste--"
Soon in came buyers, who paid him handsomely for his goods, so that he bought leather enough for four pair more.
The wicket from which the pair had lately emerged was in the wall of this structure.
By day I would have charged the great banth itself, had I thought it necessary, but hemmed in by the darkness of these silent pits I hesitated before a pair of eyes.
With a pair of felt boots on his thin bony legs, and keeping on a worn, nankeen-covered, sheepskin coat, the traveler sat down on the sofa, leaned back his big head with its broad temples and close-cropped hair, and looked at Bezukhov.
Edward Alleyn, from the portrait preserved at [78] his noble foundation at Dulwich, like a fine Holbein, figures, in blent strength and delicacy, as a genial, or perhaps jovial, soul, finding time for sentiment,--Prynne (included, we suppose, in this company, like the skull at the feast) as a likable if somewhat melancholic young man; while Garrick and his wife playing cards, after Zoffany, present a pair of just very nice young people.
So the Guardian opened a big box of spectacles and tried to fit a pair to Jack's great round eyes.
What a fine-looking pair they are," whispered the impressible Mrs.
cried Monica, the smaller, the drier, and the more wizened of the pair.
There was no suggestion of form in the utter blackness; only could be seen a pair of eyes gleaming like live coals.
The foolish pair, thus hoping to become rich all at once, deprived themselves of the gain of which they were assured day by day.
I must run home and get my things," said Polly, resolving on the spot to buy the nicest pair of gloves the city afforded.