Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pair

4 senses of pair

Sense 1
pair, brace -- (a set of two similar things considered as a unit)
       => set -- (a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth")

Sense 2
couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad -- (two items of the same kind)
       => two, 2, II, deuce -- (the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number)

Sense 3
pair -- (two people considered as a unit)
       => gathering, assemblage -- (a group of persons together in one place)

Sense 4
pair -- (a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value)
       => poker hand -- (the 5 cards held in a game of poker)

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

5 senses of pair

Sense 1
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 2
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 3
pair, geminate -- (occur in pairs)
       => occur -- (to be found to exist; "sexism occurs in many workplaces"; "precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil")

Sense 4
pair, geminate -- (arrange in pairs; "Pair these numbers")
       => arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")

Sense 5
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")

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