Synonyms of pair
1 setDictionary • a pair of socks
match • Hollywood's favourite love match foundered on the rocks.
two of a kind
teamDictionary • Each trainee is paired with an experienced worker. often with off
join • The opened link is used to join the two ends of the chain.
marry • It will be difficult to marry his two interests - cooking and sport.
wed • a film which weds stunning visuals and a first-class score
twin • The borough is twinned with Kasel in Germany.
yoke • a plough team of eight oxen yoked in pairs
PHRASAL VERB:▷ pair off or up
usage note:Like other collective nouns, pair takes a singular or a plural verb according to whether it is seen as a unit or as a collection of two things: the pair are said to dislike each other; a pair of good shoes is essential.
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braceYou can refer to two things of the same kind as a brace of that thing. The plural form is also brace.
• a brace of grouse
coupleIf you refer to a couple of people or things, you mean two or approximately two of them, although the exact number is not important or you are not sure of it.
• There are a couple of police officers standing guard.
duoA duo is two musicians, singers, or other performers who perform together as a pair.
• the famous singing and dancing duo
Thesaurus for pair from the Collins English Thesaurus
two identical or similar things matched for use together
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