Synonyms of pair in English:



  • 1 a pair of gloves
    set (of two), matching set, two of a kind
  • 2 the pair were arrested
    two, couple, duo, brace, twosome, duplet; twins
  • 3 a pair of lines of poetry
  • 4 the happy pair
    couple, man/husband and wife
  • verb

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  • 1 a cardigan paired with a matching skirt
    match, put together, couple, twin
  • Phrases

    pair off/up

    Rachel paired up with Tommyget togetherteam upform a couplemake a twosomehook upmarry

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