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Definitions of pair:

part of speech: noun

Two things equal, or suited to each other, or used together: a couple: a man and his wife.

part of speech: verb

To couple; to suit; to assort together in twos, as being similar or adapted to each other; to unite in couples.

part of speech: verb transitive

To join in couples.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be joined in couples: to fit as a counterpart.

part of speech: noun

Two things of a kind, similar in form and used together; as, a pair of shoes; a single thing composed of two like parts; as, a pair of spectacles; a married couple; a couple or brace; as, a pair of ducks.

part of speech: noun

Two of a sort; a couple; a man and his wife.

part of speech: verb transitive

To join in couples; to mate.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To come together in couples; as, to pair off in a dance; to match; suit each other.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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