What is another word for pairs?

Pronunciation: [pˈe͡əz] (IPA)

Pairs are two things that go together, are alike or are complementary. Synonyms for the word pairs include duo, couple, twin, match, set, brace, yoke, twain, double, tandem, team, and mates. Each of these words describes a set of two items that are similar or complement each other, whether it is two people, animals, objects or concepts. A duo describes a musical group or two performers, while a couple is two people in a relationship. Twin refers to two individuals born at the same time, and match refers to two items that are identical or similar. Set and brace both describe two objects that support each other, while yoke describes two oxen or other animals working in tandem. Twain, double and tandem refer to two things that are connected and working together, and team and mates describe two individuals working in cooperation.

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Usage examples for Pairs

A thousand other pairs of eyes had seen it, and a thousand throats called out, in varied strength of sound: There it is!
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
She glanced quickly about to encounter two pairs of eyes.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
Three thousand pairs of eyes were watching them, and they seemed to know it.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey

Famous quotes with Pairs

  • I wish I had eight pairs of hands, and another body to shoot the specimens.
    John James Audubon
  • I have got this obsessive compulsive disorder where I have to have everything in a straight line, or everything has to be in pairs.
    David Beckham
  • The moment I saw the model and heard about the complementing base pairs I realized that it was the key to understanding all the problems in biology we had found intractable - it was the birth of molecular biology.
    Sydney Brenner
  • The Third Quartet I made the instruments in pairs - Two different pairs - Violin and viola, and violin and cello. They played very different things from each other all through the whole piece.
    Elliott Carter
  • Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
    Brian Clough

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