• noun: two things that are the same and are meant to be used together
  • noun: two corresponding things designed for use together
  • verb: to put (two people or things) together
  • verb: to make a pair of
  • often used as '(be) paired'
  • synonyms: flight, set, span


  • The two organizations 'paired up' to educate the public about the threat of global warming.

  • I can't do everything at once—I've only got 'one pair of hands'. [=I am only one person]

  • To avoid competition, breeding/mating 'pairs' stay away from other male chimpanzees.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) if the Lord Jesus and Elvis Presley come visiting and they said, "Jim, now, we need you to treat them niggers nice." Jim Clark would beat the shit out of the pair of them, then throw them in jail. Jesus H. Christ. Jim's a good old boy, he's a friend of mine. Jim Clark just ain't that scary. (..)
    2014 Selma