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couple

noun

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1 a small number
  • there are only a couple of errors in the computer program

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2 two things of the same or similar kind that match or are considered together
  • a couple of socks

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couple

verb

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1 to come together to form a single unit
  • at Pittsburgh, the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers couple to form the Ohio

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2 to put or bring together so as to form a new and longer whole
  • if you couple the two extension cords, the connection should be long enough to reach the next room

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The first known use of couple was in the 13th century

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“Couple.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/couple. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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