(noun, verb)


1. two items of the same kind

Similar word(s): brace, couple, couplet, distich, duad, duo, dyad, pair, span, twain, twosome, yoke

Definition categories: quantity, deuce, two

2. two performers or singers who perform together

Similar word(s): duo

Definition categories: group

3. a pair who associate with one another

Similar word(s): couple, duo, twosome

Definition categories: group, pair

4. a musical composition for two performers

Similar word(s): duo

Definition categories: communication, composition, opus, piece

5. (ballet) a dance for two people (usually a ballerina and a danseur noble)

Definition categories: act, dance, dancing, saltation, terpsichore


1. (intransitive) To perform a duet.

2. (intransitive, zoology, of male and female pairs) To communicate (warnings, mating calls, etc.) through song.