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noun as in two of something

verb as in make, become a twosome

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Some people are adamant that chocolate does not pair well with wine, period, no how, no way.

Vancouver’s Jordie Benn and Quinn Hughes are the second-worst defensive pair in regard to shot quality allowed.

“One pair of dry socks lives in my sleeping bag,” Oram says.

With the pair of games next week, Maryland will be on track to finish the season with 20 conference games as planned, despite the schedule disruptions the Big Ten has navigated this season because of the pandemic.

The second experiment, still using MTurk, added a pair of wrinkles.

Oh, and the first press image they released was a pair of black dudes in tracksuits as a troll of sorts to NME.

It will still carry a pair of Raytheon AIM-120 AMRAAM long-range air-to-air missiles and a pair of bombs.

Gurley was gunned down on Nov. 20, when a pair of cops was patrolling the rough housing project.

One of them had not been given time to get dressed; he was perp-walked wearing only a pair of boxers.

They waved down a pair of responding cops who followed the alleged cop killer into the subway.

He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.

Under the long lashes of low lids a pair of eyes black and insolent set off the haughty lines of her scarlet lips.

Here the pair reached the "Dun Cow" and retired to their respective quarters.

Since words have different meanings, we may sometimes find that a pair of words exemplify all three Laws, as plough and sword.

The opposite of these two methods of rote learning is my method, which injects an active process between each pair of words.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pair, such as: combination, couple, duo, match, team, and two.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.