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Adjective: unpaired  ,ún'pehrd
  1. Of the remaining member of a pair
    "unpaired socks";
    - odd, unmatched, unmated
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
  5. [informal] Woman's breasts
    - rack [informal], hooters [N. Amer, informal], boobies [informal]
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
  6. Make a wireless (e.g. Bluetooth) connection between two devices

See also: mismatched

Type of: 2, arrange, assemblage, building, conjoin [formal], deuce, gathering, II, join, occur, poker hand, set, set up, two, unify, unite

Encyclopedia: Pair