Synonyms of paired


1. pair, pair off, partner off, couple, unite, unify

usage: form a pair or pairs; "The two old friends paired off"

2. match, mate, couple, pair, twin, join, bring together

usage: bring two objects, ideas, or people together; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"

3. pair, geminate, occur

usage: occur in pairs

4. pair, geminate, arrange, set up

usage: arrange in pairs; "Pair these numbers"

5. copulate, mate, pair, couple, join, conjoin

usage: engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring"


1. mated, paired, matched (vs. mismatched)

usage: used of gloves, socks, etc.

2. opposite (vs. alternate), paired

usage: of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem; "opposite leaves"

3. paired, mated (vs. unmated)

usage: mated sexually

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