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couch

[ kouch or for 6, 14, kooch ]SEE DEFINITION OF couch
  • nounsofa; long, upholstered furniture
  • verbexpress in particular way

Synonyms for couch

  • bed
  • chair
  • lounge
  • chesterfield
  • davenport
  • daybed
  • divan
  • ottoman
  • settee
  • chaise longue
  • love seat
  • resting place
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COUCH

Afterward, I looked downward, and saw my dead body lying on a couch.

Pericles went to seek his son, and found him reclining on the couch where he had left him.

They laid Paralus upon a couch, with the belief that he slept to wake no more.

She arose, gently placed his arm on the couch, and looked upon his face.

Aspasia sank on the couch, and bowed her head upon her hands.

He led her, unresisting, around to the couch at the other side of the table.

We'll put it across that corner, and have the couch against that wall.

Then he dropped to a seat on the couch, and proceeded to make his confidences to the magnate.

Then, mechanically, his hand went to the lamp on the table back of the couch.

Harriet, who had come home by that time, sat by the couch and held her sister's hand.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "to overlay with gold, inlay," from Old French couchier "to lay down, place; go to bed, put to bed," from Latin collocare "to lay, place, station, arrange," from com- "together" (see com-) + locare "to place" (see locate). Meaning "to put into words" is from 1520s. Related: Couched; couching. Heraldic couchant ("lying down with the head up") is late 15c., from the French present participle.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COUCH

bed

nounfurniture for sleeping
  • bassinet
  • bedstead
  • berth
  • bunk
  • chaise
  • cot
  • couch
  • cradle
  • crib
  • davenport
  • divan
  • mattress
  • pallet
  • platform
  • sack
  • trundle
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