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couple

Synonyms of couple in English:

noun

  • 1 the defenders feed a long pass to either of a couple of strikers
    pair, duo, duology, twosome, set of two, match;
    brace, span, yoke;
    rare duplet, dyad, duad, doubleton
    archaic twain
  • 2 a couple whose dream holiday plans have been ruined
    husband and wife, twosome;
    informal item
  • Phrases

    a couple of
    informal a couple of drinks
    [Antonyms] several
    a few, two or three, a small number of;
    North American  a couple

    verb

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  • 1 the use of weights coupled with longer exercise periods is very demanding
    combine, integrate, mix, incorporate, accompany, link, team, associate, connect, ally;
    add to, join to
    formal conjoin
    [Antonyms] divorce
  • 2 the vans could be coupled together to form a train
    connect, attach, join, fasten, fix, link, secure, tie, bind, strap, rope, tether, truss, lash, hitch, yoke, chain;
    stick, tape, glue, bond, cement, fuse, weld, solder;
    pin, peg, screw, bolt, rivet, clamp, clip, hook (up);
    add, append, annex, subjoin
    technical concatenate
    [Antonyms] separate
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