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Noun: pair  pehr
  1. A set of two similar things considered as a unit
    - brace
     
  2. Two items of the same kind
    - couple, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad
     
  3. Two people considered as a unit
     
  4. A poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
Verb: pair  pehr
  1. Form a pair or pairs
    "The two old friends paired off";
    - pair off, partner off, couple
     
  2. Bring two objects, ideas, or people together
    "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project";
    - match, mate, couple, twin
     
  3. Occur in pairs
    - geminate
     
  4. Arrange in pairs
    "Pair these numbers";
    - geminate
     
  5. Engage in sexual intercourse
    "Birds pair in the spring";
    - copulate, mate, couple

Sounds like: pained, pair, pea

Derived forms: pairing, pairs, paired

Type of: 2, arrange, assemblage, bring together, conjoin, deuce, gathering, II, join, occur, poker hand, set, set up, two, unify, unite

Encyclopedia: Pair