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couple

cou·ple

couple

 
 
pronunciation:
kuh pl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: two things of the same kind or that go together in some way.
All he had in his pocket was a couple of quarters.A couple of kids from our school won the art prize.
 
synonyms:
pair
similar words:
brace, mates, yoke
definition 2: a few.
Amanda said she would be back in a couple of minutes.
synonyms:
handful
similar words:
some, sprinkle
definition 3: two people who are together by marriage or by being in a romantic relationship.
I met a nice couple at the party.
 
synonyms:
pair
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: coupled, couples, coupling
definition: to bring or join together in pairs; connect.
They coupled the box car to the train engine.
synonyms:
connect, join, link
similar words:
bind, dock, double, marry, match, pair, unite, wed
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