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Synonyms of pair in English:


  • 1 a pair of gloves
    set of two, set, matching set, matched set, two of a kind
  • 2 the pair were arrested on Saturday a pair of pheasants
    archaic twain
    rare duplet, dyad, duad, doubleton
  • 3 a pair of lines in Chaucer's first fabliau
  • 4 a coach and pair
    two horses, team, yoke, span
  • 5 they drank a toast of long life and many babies to the happy pair
    couple, man and wife, husband and wife, partners, lovers
  • verb

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  • a cardigan paired with a matching skirt
    match, put together, couple, twin, partner, marry up
  • Phrases

    pair off/up
    Rachel paired up with Tommy
    get together, join up, link up, team up, unite, form a partnership, form a couple, make a twosome
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