couple couple  /ˈkə pəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a pair who associate with one another
  2. (n) a pair of people who live together
  3. (n) a small indefinite number
  4. (n) two items of the same kind
  5. (n) (physics) something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines
  6. (v) bring two objects, ideas, or people together
  7. (v) link together
  8. (v) form a pair or pairs
  9. (v) engage in sexual intercourse

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Usage(s):

  1. Couples who have attended premarital classes or counseling cut their odds of divorce by almost a third.
  2. A couple looking out at the Grand Canyon.
  3. Why gay couples have more equality and less tension at home--but still split up more often than straight pairs.

News

  1. Couple avoids jail time over children in box truck

    A Pennsylvania couple is avoiding jail time after transporting their five children inside the cargo area of a moving truck.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WTHR Indianapolis

  2. Couple gets $27M in O-I lawsuit

    A California couple has won a multimillion-dollar asbestos lawsuit against Owens-Illinois Inc.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Toledo Blade

  3. Couple tries to sell old car on eBay in funny ad

    A couple in the UK are selling their used Mercedes on eBay using brutal honesty and that famous British humor. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has the story. (01:08)
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. "Last week I shot 70-76, and I didn't play Saturday. I didn't play Sunday. I traveled on Monday. I hit two bags of balls on Tuesday and a couple of putts, maybe an hour and a half of practice. I played the Pro-Am yesterday, and I'm not kidding, we...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: Golfweek.com

  2. "As much as I love Miami, I would have done myself no justice if I stayed here and no one came with me," Wade said. "My career's going to end in a couple years if that happens. I couldn't do that."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Dwyane Wade Source: The Associated Press

  3. "Umar Akmal is extraordinary then we also have Mohammad Aamer," he added. "We have got a couple of other youngsters in Umar Amin and Wahab Riaz there so we are thinking of putting them in the Test matches and seeing how they come out. It is...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Waqar Younis Source: Herald Sun

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