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pair

 
Noun pair has 4 senses
  1. pair, brace - a set of two similar things considered as a unit
    --1 is a kind of set
    --1 has particulars: Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Tweedledee and Tweedledum
    Derived forms: verb pair3, verb pair2
  2. couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad - two items of the same kind
    --2 is a kind of two, 2, II, deuce
    --2 has particulars: doubleton
    Derived forms: verb pair4, verb pair3
  3. pair - two people considered as a unit
    --3 is a kind of
    gathering, assemblage
    --3 has particulars: couple, twosome, duo, duet; yoke
    Derived forms: verb pair5, verb pair2, verb pair1
  4. pair - a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
    --4 is a kind of
    poker hand
Verb pair has 5 senses
  1. pair, pair off, partner off, couple - form a pair or pairs; "The two old friends paired off"
    --1 is one way to unite, unify
    Derived forms: noun pair3, noun pairing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. match, mate, couple, pair, twin - 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"
    --2 is one way to join, bring together
    Derived forms: noun pair3, noun pair1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. pair, geminate - occur in pairs
    --3 is one way to occur
    Derived forms: noun pair2, noun pair1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. pair, geminate - arrange in pairs; "Pair these numbers"
    --4 is one way to arrange, set up
    Derived form: noun pair2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. copulate, mate, pair, couple - make love; "Birds mate in the Spring"
    --5 is one way to join, conjoin
    Derived forms: noun pair3, noun pairing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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