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Definition of Couch


  1. To lay upon a bed or other resting place.
  2. To arrange or dispose as in a bed; -- sometimes followed by the reflexive pronoun.
  3. To lay or deposit in a bed or layer; to bed.
  4. To transfer (as sheets of partly dried pulp) from the wire cloth mold to a felt blanket, for further drying.
  5. To conceal; to include or involve darkly.
  6. To arrange; to place; to inlay.
  7. To put into some form of language; to express; to phrase; -- used with in and under.
  8. To treat by pushing down or displacing the opaque lens with a needle; as, to couch a cataract.
  9. To lie down or recline, as on a bed or other place of rest; to repose; to lie.
  10. To lie down for concealment; to hide; to be concealed; to be included or involved darkly.
  11. To bend the body, as in reverence, pain, labor, etc.; to stoop; to crouch.
  12. A bed or place for repose or sleep; particularly, in the United States, a lounge.
  13. Any place for repose, as the lair of a beast, etc.
  14. A mass of steeped barley spread upon a floor to germinate, in malting; or the floor occupied by the barley; as, couch of malt.
  15. A preliminary layer, as of color, size, etc.
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Couch Translations

couch in Dutch is rustbank, Turkse staatsraad, divan
couch in German is Liege
couch in Latin is lectus
couch in Norwegian is sofa, salong
couch in Swedish is soffa, divan