Associations to the word «Couple»
COUPLE, noun. Two partners in a romantic or sexual relationship.
COUPLE, noun. Two of the same kind connected or considered together.
COUPLE, noun. (informal) A small number.
COUPLE, noun. One of the pairs of plates of two metals which compose a voltaic battery, called a voltaic couple or galvanic couple.
COUPLE, noun. (physics) Two forces that are equal in magnitude but opposite in direction (and acting along parallel lines), thus creating the turning effect of a torque or moment.
COUPLE, noun. (architecture) A couple-close.
COUPLE, noun. (obsolete) That which joins or links two things together; a bond or tie; a coupler.
COUPLE, verb. (transitive) To join (two things) together, or (one thing) to (another).
COUPLE, verb. (transitive) (dated) To join in wedlock; to marry.
COUPLE, verb. (intransitive) To join in sexual intercourse; to copulate.
COUPLE UP, verb. To put into a couple; to put into a group of two.
COUPLE UP, verb. To get into pairs; to become a group of two.
COUPLE, noun. A pair who associate with one another; "the engaged couple"; "an inseparable twosome".
COUPLE, noun. A pair of people who live together; "a married couple from Chicago".
COUPLE, noun. A small indefinite number; "he's coming for a couple of days".
COUPLE, noun. Two items of the same kind.
COUPLE, noun. (physics) something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines.
COUPLE, verb. 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".
COUPLE, verb. Link together; "can we couple these proposals?".
COUPLE, verb. Form a pair or pairs; "The two old friends paired off".
COUPLE, verb. Engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring".
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