Definition of pair off
- He hated being single while his friends were pairing off and having kids.
- People paired off for the next dance.
- She paired the students off.
: two corresponding things designed for use together
: two corresponding bodily parts or members
: something made up of two corresponding pieces
: to make a pair of
: to cause to be a member of a pair
: to arrange a voting pair between
: from a place or position
: at a distance in space or time
: from a course : aside
used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union
: to seaward of
: from the possession or charge of
: more removed or distant
: to go away : depart
: kill, murder
: competition : contest
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