Share This

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
couch (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to lay (oneself) down for rest or sleep
2.
to embroider (a design) by laying down a thread and fastening it with small stitches at regular intervals
3.
to place or hold level and pointed forward ready for use
4.
intransitive verb
to phrase or express in a specified manner - the comments were couched in strong terms
1.
to lie down or recline for sleep or rest
2.
to lie in ambush
couch (noun)
1.
a) an article of furniture for sitting or reclining
b) a couch on which a patient reclines when undergoing psychoanalysis
2.
the den of an animal (as an otter)
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
couch (noun)
a long upholstered piece of furniture designed for several sitters
SYNONIMS:
chesterfield, davenport, divan, lounge, settee, sofa, squab
RELATED WORDS:
lounger, love seat, recamier, tête-à-tête; daybed, sofa bed, studio couch; banquette, bench, ottoman
couch (verb)
1.
to convey in appropriate or telling terms
SYNONIMS:
articulate, clothe, couch, express, formulate, put, say, state, word
RELATED WORDS:
craft, frame; hint, imply, insinuate, intimate, suggest; paraphrase, rephrase, restate, reword, summarize, translate; communicate, disclose, speak, talk, tell, utter, verbalize, vocalize; describe, render, write up
couch (verb)
2.
to lie low with the limbs close to the body
SYNONIMS:
couch, huddle, hunch, hunker (down), scrunch, squat, squinch
RELATED WORDS:
curl up
« Back to Dictionary

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This