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couch

noun

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a long upholstered piece of furniture designed for several sitters
  • find yourself a place on the couch and make yourself at home

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couch

verb

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1 to convey in appropriate or telling terms
  • I'm trying to couch this delicately: I don't think we should date anymore

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2 to lie low with the limbs close to the body
  • I couched behind the partition so as to avoid an awkward situation with my ex

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The first known use of couch was in the 14th century

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“Couch.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/couch. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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