- 1[transitive, usually passive] to join together two parts of something, for example two vehicles or pieces of equipment couple A and B together The two train cars had been coupled together. couple A (to B) CDTV uses a CD-ROM system that is coupled to a powerful computer.
- 2[intransitive] (formal) (of two people or animals) to have sex Phrasal Verbscouple somebody/something with somebody/something
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NAmE//ˈkʌpl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they couple
he / she / it couples
past simple coupled
-ing form coupling