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noun as in two of something

verb as in make, become a twosome


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Typically, aircraft will work in pairs where the flight lead will make an initial pass to mark a target with rockets.

Just over ten years ago he got a couple of pairs for Christmas.

This fancy spice pack pairs with four different spirits—vodka, tequila, aquavit, and gin—to ensure the perfect morning pick-me-up.

For such songs, she pairs raunchy lyrics with vivid imagery.

He packed only two pairs of pants, three shirts, and one toothbrush, then set out for Africa with Karl Johnson.

They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.

The mind is not allowed to be directed to anything in particular in reading over the pairs.

Then counting Noah and his wife, and his three sons and their wives, there were four pairs of human beings altogether.

Finally the total number of human beings who entered the ark were 4 pairs or eight persons.

As the pairs gradually dropped out, Haggard and his partner became the cynosure of every eye.

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On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pairs, such as: combination, duo, couple, two, team, and match.

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