Synonyms for coupling


1. yoke, coupling, connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective
usage: a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together
2. coupling, coupler, mechanical device
usage: a mechanical device that serves to connect the ends of adjacent objects
3. coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual union, sexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activity
usage: the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"


1. 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"
2. couple, couple on, couple up, attach
usage: link together; "can we couple these proposals?"
3. pair, pair off, partner off, couple, unite, unify
usage: form a pair or pairs; "The two old friends paired off"
4. copulate, mate, pair, couple, join, conjoin
usage: engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring"
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