Synonyms and Antonyms of coupling
1 a place where two or more things are united the coupling between two train cars Synonyms of coupling connection, joint, join, joining, jointure, junction, junctureWords Related to coupling link, nexus, tie; interconnection, intersection; abutment, articulation, attachment; seam, suture; concourse, confluence, meeting; unionNear Antonyms of coupling cleft, crack, crevice, fissure, gap, rift, separation
2 the act or an instance of joining two or more things into one credited with the coupling of several existing ideas into a single thesis Synonyms of coupling combination, combining, connecting, connection, consolidation, union, junction, linking, merger, merging, unificationWords Related to coupling agglomeration, amalgamation, blend, coalescence, commingling, compounding, fusion, intermingling, intermixture, mingling, mix, mixture, synthesis; reunification, reunionNear Antonyms of coupling detachment, divorcement, separation, severanceAntonyms of coupling breakup, disconnection, dissolution, disunion, division, parting, partition, schism, scission, split
3 sexual union involving penetration of the vagina by the penis the zoo announced that the giant pandas' most recent coupling was successful and that a cub was expected in March Synonyms of coupling coition, coitus, commerce, congress, copulating, copulation, sexual intercourse, intercourse, lovemaking, mating, relations, sex, sex act, sexual relationsWords Related to coupling fornication; safe sex; carnality, sexuality; breeding, insemination; dalliance, hanky-panky, whoopee
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up coupling? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).