Cou´ple   Pronunciation: kŭp´'ld
n.1.That which joins or links two things together; a bond or tie; a coupler.
I'll go in couples with her.
- Shak.
2.Two of the same kind connected or considered together; a pair; a brace.
Adding one to one we have the complex idea of a couple.
- Locke.
[Ziba] met him with a couple of asses saddled.
- 2 Sam. xvi. 1.
3.A male and female associated together; esp., a man and woman who are married or betrothed.
Such were our couple, man and wife.
- Lloyd.
Fair couple linked in happy, nuptial league.
- Milton.
4.(Arch.) See Couple-close.
5.(Elec.) One of the pairs of plates of two metals which compose a voltaic battery; - called a voltaic couple or galvanic couple.
6.(Mech.) Two rotations, movements, etc., which are equal in amount but opposite in direction, and acting along parallel lines or around parallel axes.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Coupled (kŭp"'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Coupling (kŭp"lĭng).]
1.To link or tie, as one thing to another; to connect or fasten together; to join.
2.To join in wedlock; to marry.
v. i.1.To come together as male and female; to copulate.
Noun1.couple - a small indefinite number; "he's coming for a couple of days"
2.Couplecouple - a pair of people who live together; "a married couple from Chicago"
Synonyms: mates, match
3.couple - a pair who associate with one another; "the engaged couple"; "an inseparable twosome"
Synonyms: twosome, duet, duo
4.couple - two items of the same kind
5.couple - something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines
Verb1.couple - 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"
Synonyms: mate, pair, twin, match
2.couple - link together; "can we couple these proposals?"
Synonyms: couple on, couple up
decouple, uncouple - disconnect or separate; "uncouple the hounds"
3.couple - form a pair or pairs; "The two old friends paired off"
4.couple - make love; "Birds mate in the Spring"
Synonyms: copulate, mate, pair
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coup de grace
coup de main
Coup de soleil
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couping rod
-- Couple --
couple on
couple up
Coupler of an organ
Coupling box
Coupling pin
coupon bond
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