Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb, noun

Definitions: (verb) If you couple two things, you join them together. (noun) A couple is two people that are in a relationship. (noun) A couple is two things that go together.

Examples: (verb) The wheel is coupled to the bike with an oiled screw. (noun) Couples are often healthier than single people, though they tend to put on more weight. (noun) There were a couple of students in the room, waiting to talk to their teacher.

Synonyms: nouns: set, duo, team. duo. verbs: connect, link.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 7 D