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Definition of "paired" []

  • Two identical or similar things matched for use together (noun)
  • Two persons, animals, things, etc, used or grouped together (noun)
  • An object considered to be two identical or similar things joined together (noun)
  • Two people joined in love or marriage (noun)
  • A male and a female animal of the same species, esp such animals kept for breeding purposes (noun)
  • Two opposed members who both agree not to vote on a specified motion or for a specific period of time (noun)
  • The agreement so made (noun)
  • Two playing cards of the same rank or denomination (noun)
  • One member of a matching pair (noun)
  • A pair of spectacles (the cricketing term) (noun)
  • A group or set of more than two (noun)
  • A set with two members (noun)
  • An ordered set with two members (noun)
  • To arrange or fall into groups of twos (verb)
  • To group or be grouped in matching pairs (verb)
  • To join or be joined in marriage; mate or couple (verb)
  • To form or cause to form a pair (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of pair. (verb)

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Use "paired" in a sentence
  • "In Camden, N.J., perhaps the poorest American city I regularly visit, I photograph what I call paired houses: two dwellings, side by side, one occupied, the other empty."
  • "The USCRN design is paired, that is the USCRN stations are near USHCN stations and the results of the network compared."
  • "The label had paired her with proven songwriters and established hit producers, and her sound and image were carefully crafted long before she ever set foot on a stage as a concert performer."