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1. couple

noun. ['ˈkʌpəl'] a pair who associate with one another.

Synonyms

  • pair
  • duo
  • twosome
  • duet

Antonyms

  • ride
  • straighten
  • disconnect
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • cople (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • copula (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Couple

  • quintuple
  • supple
  • ruppel

Example sentences of the word couple


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes containing the word couple


1. I grew up babysitting and always enjoyed it. I love family. A couple of my closest friends have kids, and I'm their godfather, and that's one of my greatest pleasures in life, just picking them up from school and hanging out with them.
- Matthew Perry

2. I grew up babysitting and always enjoyed it. I love family. A couple of my closest friends have kids, and I'm their godfather, and that's one of my greatest pleasures in life, just picking them up from school and hanging out with them.
- Matthew Perry

3. Hello, Harry"said George, beaming at him. "We thought we heard your dulcet tones.""You don't want to bottle up your anger like that, Harry, let it all out,"said Fred, also beaming. "There might be a couple of people fifty miles away who didn't hear you.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

2. couple

noun. ['ˈkʌpəl'] a pair of people who live together.

Synonyms

  • family
  • mates
  • DINK
  • power couple
  • family unit

Antonyms

  • wife
  • husband
  • repair
  • make

Etymology

  • cople (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • copula (Latin)

3. couple

noun. ['ˈkʌpəl'] a small indefinite number.

Synonyms

  • small indefinite quantity

Antonyms

  • open
  • walk

Etymology

  • cople (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • copula (Latin)

4. couple

verb. ['ˈkʌpəl'] bring two objects, ideas, or people together.

Synonyms

  • mismate
  • pair
  • twin
  • mismatch
  • bring together
  • join
  • mate

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • disengage
  • lose track
  • ignore

Etymology

  • cople (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • copula (Latin)

5. couple

noun. ['ˈkʌpəl'] two items of the same kind.

Synonyms

  • twosome
  • two
  • mate
  • doubleton
  • yoke
  • deuce
  • pair
  • brace
  • couplet
  • fellow
  • duet
  • dyad
  • II
  • 2
  • span
  • twain
  • duo
  • duad

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • arise
  • show
  • fall short of

Etymology

  • cople (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • copula (Latin)

6. couple

verb. ['ˈkʌpəl'] link together.

Synonyms

  • couple up
  • attach

Antonyms

  • uncouple
  • forget
  • reject

Etymology

  • cople (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • copula (Latin)

7. couple

verb. ['ˈkʌpəl'] form a pair or pairs.

Synonyms

  • unify
  • pair
  • unite
  • partner off

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • natural object
  • get up
  • turn out

Etymology

  • cople (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • copula (Latin)

8. couple

noun. ['ˈkʌpəl'] (physics) something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines.

Synonyms

  • moment of a couple
  • unit
  • building block

Antonyms

  • enrich
  • unmask
  • uncover
  • artifact

Etymology

  • cople (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • copula (Latin)

9. couple

verb. ['ˈkʌpəl'] engage in sexual intercourse.

Synonyms

  • sleep together
  • sleep with
  • hump
  • sodomize
  • sodomise
  • have it away
  • be intimate
  • eff
  • deflower
  • jazz
  • join
  • bonk
  • screw
  • mate
  • ruin
  • nick
  • get laid
  • fuck
  • cover
  • do it
  • bang
  • ride
  • have it off
  • know
  • service
  • have sex
  • lie with
  • make love
  • have a go at it
  • pair
  • copulate
  • conjoin
  • bed
  • serve
  • bugger
  • breed
  • mount
  • roll in the hay
  • get it on
  • love
  • have intercourse
  • make out

Antonyms

  • disservice
  • malfunction
  • inactivity
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • cople (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • copula (Latin)
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