couple-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: join or bring together (two) objects, ideas, or people

Commentary: Includes: COUPLE ON, COUPLE UP

This effort will couple proven GAKLI systems with counter-MNAS technology.
The whole train lurched back about 6 inches when the cars coupled.
How are the speaker enclosures coupled to the floor?
The band coupled raw energy with precision and passion.
The company coupled up researchers with elementary school teachers.
The computer system should couple directly to the building infrastructure.

VerbNet: amalgamate-22.2-1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: couple.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
couple_on 1
couple_up 1

Sense Number 2: mate

Did the grouse couple?
He coupled with the comely mother of his roommate.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4