Definition of pair

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • pair is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • pair is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • pair is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 7

Definition of pair


  • a set of two similar things considered as a unit (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. brace
  • arrange in pairs (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. geminate
  • two items of the same kind (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. brace
    2. couple
    3. couplet
    4. distich
    5. duad
    6. duet
    7. duo
    8. dyad
    9. span
    10. twain
    11. twosome
    12. yoke
  • form a pair or pairs (verb)

    Examples

    1. The two old friends paired off

    Synonyms

    1. couple
    2. pair off
    3. partner off
  • engage in sexual intercourse (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. copulate
    2. couple
    3. mate
  • occur in pairs (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. geminate
  • bring two objects, ideas, or people together (verb)

    Examples

    1. The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project

    Synonyms

    1. couple
    2. match
    3. mate
    4. twin
  • a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value (noun)
  • two people considered as a unit (noun)

See definition of pair in Merriam Webster

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