couple

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1 couple /ˈkʌpəl/ noun
plural couples
1 couple
/ˈkʌpəl/
noun
plural couples
Learner's definition of COUPLE
[count]
: two people who are married or who have a romantic or sexual relationship
: two people or things that are together : pair usually used in the phrase in couples

a couple

informal
: two or a few of something
◊ In informal U.S. English, a couple can be used like a couple of before a plural noun.
◊ It is often used with periods of time and numbers.
: two or a few

a couple of

: two of or a few of : two (things) or a few (things)

— coupledom

/ˈkʌpəldəm/ noun [noncount]
2 couple /ˈkʌpəl/ verb
couples; coupled; coupling
2 couple
/ˈkʌpəl/
verb
couples; coupled; coupling
Learner's definition of COUPLE
[+ object]
: to join (two things) together : connect
: to join (something) to something else : connect

couple with

[phrasal verb]
couple (something) with (something)
: to join or combine (something) with (something else) usually used as (be) coupled with

— coupler

/ˈkʌplɚ/ noun, plural couplers [count]
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