Synonyms of couple in English:

couple


See US English definition of couple

See UK English definition of couple

See Spanish definition of pareja

noun

1‘the defenders feed a long pass to either of a couple of strikers’

SYNONYMS
pair, duo, duology, twosome, set of two, match
doublets, twins
brace, span, yoke
two, two of a kind
rare duplet, dyad, duad, doubleton
archaic twain

2‘a couple whose dream holiday plans have been ruined’

SYNONYMS
husband and wife, twosome
newly-weds, partners, lovers, cohabitees
informal item

verb

1‘the use of weights coupled with longer exercise periods is very demanding’

SYNONYMS
combine, integrate, mix, incorporate, accompany, link, team, associate, connect, ally
add to, join to
formal conjoin
ANTONYMS

divorce

2‘the vans could be coupled together to form a train’

SYNONYMS
connect, attach, join, fasten, fix, link, secure, tie, bind, strap, rope, tether, truss, lash, hitch, yoke, chain
stick, tape, glue, bond, cement, fuse, weld, solder
pin, peg, screw, bolt, rivet, clamp, clip, hook, hook up
add, append, annex, subjoin
technical concatenate
ANTONYMS

separate


Phrases

    a couple of

    ‘a couple of drinks’


    SYNONYMS
    a few, two or three, a small number of
    North American a couple
    ANTONYMS

    several