Coupled
Couple Cou"ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coupled} (k[u^]p"'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Coupling} (k[u^]p"l[i^]ng).] [F. coupler, fr. L. copulare. See {Couple}, n., and cf. {Copulate}, {Cobble}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. To link or tie, as one thing to another; to connect or fasten together; to join. [1913 Webster]

Huntsman, I charge thee, tender well my hounds, . . . And couple Clowder with the deep-mouthed brach. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To join in wedlock; to marry. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

A parson who couples all our beggars. --Swift. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • coupled — adj. 1. joined together especially in a pair or pairs. Syn: conjugate, conjugated. [WordNet 1.5] 2. connected by a physical link, as railway cars or trailer trucks. Opposite of {unconnected} or {unlinked} Syn: joined, linked. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coupled — index affiliated, associated, coherent (joined), composite, concomitant, concurrent (at the same time) …   Law dictionary

  • coupled — Synonyms and related words: accessory, accompanying, affiliate, affiliated, allied, assembled, associate, associated, attendant, attending, banded together, biconjugate, bigeminate, bijugate, bound, bracketed, cabalistic, coincident, collateral,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • coupled — adj. attached, joined, linked cou·ple || kÊŒpl n. pair, duo, group of two persons or things; (Mechanics) two equal forces acting in opposite directions (causing rotation) v. connect, join, link; marry; mate, engage in sexual intercourse …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • coupled transcription-translation — coupled transcription translation. См. сопряженная с трансляцией. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • coupled with — index along, collateral (accompanying) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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