Pair

  • 1 pair — pair …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 pair — pair, aire (pêr, pê r ) adj. 1°   Égal, semblable, pareil ; ne se dit plus, en ce sens, que dans la locution : sans pair. •   Elles [deux chèvres] avaient la gloire De compter dans leur race, à ce que dit l histoire, L une certaine chèvre au… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 3 Pair — (p[^a]r), n. [F. paire, LL. paria, L. paria, pl. of par pair, fr. par, adj., equal. Cf. {Apparel}, {Par} equality, {Peer} an equal.] [1913 Webster] 1. A number of things resembling one another, or belonging together; a set; as, a pair or flight… …

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  • 4 pair — 1. Used as a collective noun, pair is treated as a plural when it denotes two separate items and as a singular when it denotes a unit: so a pair of gloves, scissors, scales, shoes, trousers, etc. are singular whereas a pair of bachelors, dogs,… …

    Modern English usage

  • 5 pair — [per] n. pl. pairs or pair [ME paire < OFr < L paria, neut. pl. of par, equal: see PAR1] 1. two similar or corresponding things joined, associated, or used together [a pair of gloves] 2. a single thing made up of two corresponding parts… …

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  • 6 pair — [peə ǁ per] verb [transitive] 1. COMMERCE if two companies, people, or things are paired, they are put into groups of two because they are connected in some way or will work together: • When the new products were paired, encouraging customer… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 7 pair up — ˌpair ˈup [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they pair up he/she/it pairs up present participle pairing up past tense …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 pair — PAIR, pairi, s.m. Titlu purtat de marii vasali ai regelui în Franţa şi în Anglia în evul mediu. ♦ Membru (pe viaţă) al uneia dintre cele două camere legislative din Franţa între 1815 şi 1848. ♦ Titlu de nobleţe în Marea Britanie, care conferă… …

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  • 9 Pair — Pair, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Paired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pairing}.] 1. To be joined in pairs; to couple; to mate, as for breeding. [1913 Webster] 2. To suit; to fit, as a counterpart. [1913 Webster] My heart was made to fit and pair with thine. Rowe …

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  • 10 pair — 〈[pɛ:r] Adj.; Roulett; bei Zahlen〉 gerade; Ggs impair [frz.] * * * pair [pɛ:ɐ̯ ] <Adj.> [frz. pair < afrz. per < lat. par, ↑ Paar]: (von den Zahlen beim Roulette) gerade. * * * pair   [pɛː …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 Pair — 〈[ pɛ:r] m. 6; im alten Frankreich〉 Angehöriger des politisch bevorzugten Hochadels [frz. <lat. paria „Gleiches“] * * * pair [pɛ:ɐ̯ ] <Adj.> [frz. pair < afrz. per < lat. par, ↑ Paar]: (von den Zahlen beim Roulette) gerade. * * *… …

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  • 12 Pair — der; s, s <aus gleichbed. fr. pair, eigtl. »(dem König) Ebenbürtiger«, zu pair, vgl. ↑pair> Mitglied des franz. Hochadels …

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  • 13 Pair — Pair, v. t. 1. To unite in couples; to form a pair of; to bring together, as things which belong together, or which complement, or are adapted to one another. [1913 Webster] Glossy jet is paired with shining white. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

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  • 14 pair — [n] two of something brace, combination, combine, combo, couple, deuce, doublet, duality, duo, dyad, match, mates, span, team, twins, two, two of a kind, twosome, yoke; concepts 432,784 Ant. one, single pair [v] make, become a twosome balance,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 pair — ► NOUN 1) a set of two things used together or regarded as a unit. 2) an article consisting of two joined or corresponding parts. 3) two people or animals related in some way or considered together. 4) two opposing members of a parliament who… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 Pair — Pair, v. t. [See {Impair}.] To impair. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 Pair — bezeichnet: Pair von Frankreich, einen französischen Adelstitel ein Mitglied des engl. House of Lords (auch Peer) ein Mitglied des Preußischen Herrenhauses, siehe Preußisches Herrenhaus eine Hand bei einem Kartenspiel die Forschungsgruppe Pain… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 18 PAIR — (Peer Allocated Instant Response) is a project in the Netherlands that aims to match students with best suited peer candidates for online support.[1] It was launched in 2006 by the Open University of the Netherlands, an online university, and was …

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  • 19 pair — s.m.inv. ES fr. {{wmetafile0}} TS giochi nella roulette: la serie dei numeri pari {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: fr. pair propr. 1pari …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 20 pair — [pɛ:ɐ̯] <aus gleichbed. fr. pair, eigtl. »gleich, ebenbürtig«, dies über altfr. per aus lat. par »gleich; gerade«> gerade (von den Zahlen beim Roulette); Ggs. ↑impair …

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