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")

Antonyms of adj paired

3 senses of paired

Sense 1
mated, paired -- (used of gloves, socks, etc.)

INDIRECT (VIA matched) -> mismatched -- (either not matched or unsuitably matched)

Sense 2
opposite (vs. alternate), paired -- (of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem; "opposite leaves")


Sense 3
paired -- (mated sexually)

INDIRECT (VIA mated) -> unmated -- (not mated sexually)

Similarity of adj paired

3 senses of paired

Sense 1
mated, paired -- (used of gloves, socks, etc.)
       => matched (vs. mismatched) -- (going well together; possessing harmonizing qualities)

Sense 2
opposite (vs. alternate), paired -- (of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem; "opposite leaves")

Sense 3
paired -- (mated sexually)
       => mated (vs. unmated) -- (mated sexually)

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser