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See definition of couples on Dictionary.com
  • nounpair of things
  • verbjoin two things

synonyms for couples

  • set
  • team
  • brace
  • couplet
  • deuce
  • doublet
  • duo
  • dyad
  • item
  • newlyweds
  • span
  • twain
  • twosome
  • yoke
  • husband and wife

antonyms for couples

MOST RELEVANT
  • individual
  • unfasten
  • separate
  • divide
  • uncouple
  • unbuckle
  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • divorce
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How to use couples in a sentence

Cabs containing couples rolled by, disappeared towards north and south, disappeared into the darkness.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
The same fact is illustrated in the countenances of aged couples, especially in country places.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
When we visited the place there were only a pair of these fortunate beings, and their number rarely exceeds three couples.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The new books wandered in a year after the rest of the world had forgotten them, and rarely in couples.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Let one receive the guests, another arrange the sets, a third introduce couples, and a fourth pair off the talkers.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The children of such couples are prettier, and appear to me to be more intelligent, than the pure race of either.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Young couples sometimes remain engaged for years before they think of taking the great step.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
But no sooner had the hall cleared than men began to return, in couples, in squads, and to take their seats.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Sometimes as many as six hundred couples will walk in the bridal procession.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
It is very curious to observe the appearance of these luminous couples in the evening in populous cities.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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