1. occurring or operating at the same time

    Synonyms : co-occurrent, coincident, coincidental, coinciding, cooccurring, simultaneous


  1. a wad of something chewable as tobacco

    Synonyms : chaw, cud, plug, quid, wad
    Type Of : morsel, bite, bit
  2. chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth

    Synonyms : jaw, manducate, masticate
    Type Of : grind, grate
  3. biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow

    Synonyms : chewing, manduction, mastication
    Type Of : change of state


  1. may be used up


  1. link together

    Synonyms : couple on, couple up
    Antonyms : uncouple
    Type Of : attach
    Examples :
    • can we couple these proposals?
  2. two items of the same kind

    Synonyms : brace, couplet, distich, duad, duet, duo, dyad, pair, span, twain, twosome, yoke
    Type Of : 2, ii, deuce, two
  3. a pair who associate with one another

    Synonyms : duet, duo, twosome
    Type Of : pair
    Examples :
    • the engaged couple
  4. form a pair or pairs

    Synonyms : pair, pair off, partner off
    Type Of : unify, unite
  5. a pair of people who live together

    Synonyms : match, mates
    Type Of : family, family unit
    Examples :
    • a married couple from Chicago
  6. engage in sexual intercourse

    Synonyms : copulate, mate, pair
    Type Of : conjoin, join
  7. bring two objects, ideas, or people together

    Synonyms : match, mate, pair, twin
    Type Of : join
    Examples :
    • This fact is coupled to the other one
  8. a small indefinite number

    Type Of : small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
    Examples :
    • he's coming for a couple of days
  9. (physics) something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines

    Type Of : unit, building block


  1. drive someone in a vehicle

    Synonyms : drive around
    Type Of : drive
  2. a man paid to drive a privately owned car

    Type Of : driver


  1. serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose

    Synonyms : decorative, ornamental
    Examples :
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
  2. serving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body

    Synonyms : enhancive
    Examples :
    • cosmetic surgery
  3. a toiletry designed to beautify the body

    Type Of : toiletry, toilet articles


  1. the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

    Synonyms : cooking, preparation
    Type Of : change of state
    Examples :
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery


  1. the spatial property of being crowded together

    Synonyms : compactness, denseness, density, tightness
    Antonyms : distribution
    Type Of : spacing, spatial arrangement
  2. great and constant diligence and attention

    Synonyms : assiduity, assiduousness
    Type Of : industriousness, diligence, industry
  3. complete attention; intense mental effort

    Synonyms : absorption, engrossment, immersion
    Type Of : attention
  4. bringing together military forces

    Type Of : assembly, assemblage, gathering
  5. increase in density

    Type Of : increase
  6. strengthening the concentration (as of a solute in a mixture) by removing diluting material

    Antonyms : dilution
    Type Of : strengthening
  7. the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume

    Type Of : property


  1. a room used primarily for sleeping

    Synonyms : bedchamber, bedroom, sleeping accommodation, sleeping room
    Type Of : room
  2. a deliberative or legislative or administrative or judicial assembly

    Type Of : assembly
    Examples :
    • the upper chamber is the senate
  3. a natural or artificial enclosed space

    Type Of : enclosure
  4. an enclosed volume in the body

    Type Of : cavity, cavum, bodily cavity
    Examples :
    • the chambers of his heart were healthy
  5. a room where a judge transacts business

    Type Of : room
  6. place in a chamber

    Type Of : domiciliate, house, put up


  1. law determining the fundamental political principles of a government

    Synonyms : fundamental law, organic law
    Type Of : law
  2. the act of forming or establishing something

    Synonyms : establishment, formation, organisation, organization
    Type Of : start, commencement, beginning
    Examples :
    • the constitution of a PTA group last year
  3. the way in which someone or something is composed

    Synonyms : composition, make-up, makeup, physical composition
    Type Of : property
  4. the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states

    Synonyms : constitution of the united states, u.s. constitution, united states constitution, us constitution
  5. a United States 44-gun frigate that was one of the first three naval ships built by the United States; it won brilliant victories over British frigates during the War of 1812 and is without doubt the most famous ship in the history of the United States Navy; it has been rebuilt and is anchored in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston

    Synonyms : old ironsides