coupled coupled  /ˈkə pəld/


  1. (adj) joined together especially in a pair or pairs
  2. (adj) connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks



  1. That this macabre imagination is coupled with dazzling craftsmanship gives the designer his heat.
  2. That largesse, coupled with Latin America's sharp antiglobalization mood, is helping a stunning number of leftists win or lead in Latin presidential elections today.
  3. Now, if we think antidepressants work best coupled with other therapy, then to provide them over the counter, you're decoupling them from an important part of the treatment.


  1. The Mayor’s Very Bad Week: Source Confirms But Filner Denies Departure of Top Aide

    A top aide's possible departure, coupled with the snowballing Sunroad scandal and a dramatic exchange in closed session make for a very bad week for Filner.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Voice of San Diego

  2. Frost & Sullivan: Asia Set to Lead the Global Chemicals Market

    ~ Indonesia's large domestic market coupled with a growing middle class population will drive demand for variety of products ranging from food to cars to houses. This will drive the need for high quality, ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Coates International, Ltd. Stockholders Update: The Coates Water Splitting Hydrogen Reactor Was Coupled to 35 KW ...

    Coates International, Ltd. -- Coates International, Ltd. . The Coates water splitting hydrogen reactor was coupled to a 35 KW Coates CSRV electric power generator and operated on hydrogen, hydroxy gas, ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  1. Bush said that he believed the ongoing investigations by his administration, "coupled with oversight provided by the Congress, will end up enabling us all to find out what has happened."
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: President Bush Source: ABC News

  2. AMR Chairman and Chief Executive Gerard Arpey said last week that "the airline industry as it is constituted today was not built to withstand oil prices at $125 or $130 per barrel, and certainly not when record fuel expenses are coupled with a weak...
    on May 27, 2008 By: Gerard Arpey Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "The legacy projects, coupled with the guarantees they have offered, I believe gave our board a level of assurance that might have been the differentiation between the cities," USOC international vice president Bob Ctvrtlik said.
    on Apr 14, 2007 By: Bob Ctvrtlik Source: International Herald Tribune

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