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Meaning of pair

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a set of two similar things considered as a unit [syn:
           {pair}, {brace}]
      2: two items of the same kind [syn: {couple}, {pair}, {twosome},
         {twain}, {brace}, {span}, {yoke}, {couplet}, {distich},
         {duo}, {duet}, {dyad}, {duad}]
      3: two people considered as a unit
      4: a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
      v 1: form a pair or pairs; "The two old friends paired off"
           [syn: {pair}, {pair off}, {partner off}, {couple}]
      2: 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" [syn:
         {match}, {mate}, {couple}, {pair}, {twin}]
      3: occur in pairs [syn: {pair}, {geminate}]
      4: arrange in pairs; "Pair these numbers" [syn: {pair},
      5: engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring"
         [syn: {copulate}, {mate}, {pair}, {couple}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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