Antonyms of verb couple

1 of 4 senses of couple

Sense 2
couple, couple on, couple up -- (link together; "can we couple these proposals?")
       Antonym of uncouple (Sense 1)
      => uncouple, decouple -- (disconnect or separate; "uncouple the hounds")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb couple

4 senses of couple

Sense 1
match, mate, couple, pair, twin -- (bring two objects, ideas, or people together; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project")
       => join, bring together -- (cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together")

Sense 2
couple, couple on, couple up -- (link together; "can we couple these proposals?")
       => attach -- (cause to be attached)

Sense 3
pair, pair off, partner off, couple -- (form a pair or pairs; "The two old friends paired off")
       => unite, unify -- (act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief)

Sense 4
copulate, mate, pair, couple -- (engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring")
       => join, conjoin -- (make contact or come together; "The two roads join here")

Antonyms of adj coupled

2 senses of coupled

Sense 1
conjugate, conjugated, coupled -- (joined together especially in a pair or pairs)

INDIRECT (VIA united) -> divided -- (separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided")

Sense 2
coupled, joined, linked -- (connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks)

INDIRECT (VIA connected) -> unconnected -- (not joined or linked together)

Similarity of adj coupled

2 senses of coupled

Sense 1
conjugate, conjugated, coupled -- (joined together especially in a pair or pairs)
       => united (vs. divided) -- (characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front")

Sense 2
coupled, joined, linked -- (connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks)
       => connected (vs. unconnected) -- (joined or linked together)

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