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“… just sit on our couch we have to stay …”

meanings of couch


  1. To arrange or dispose as if in a bed.
  2. To bend the body, as in reverence, pain, labor, etc.; to stoop; to crouch.
  3. To attach a thread onto fabric with small stitches in order to add texture.
  4. In the treatment of a cataract in the eye, to displace the opaque lens with a sharp object such as a needle. The technique is regarded as largely obsolete.
  5. To lie down; to recline (upon a couch or other place of repose).
  6. To lie down for concealment; to conceal, to hide; to be concealed; to be included or involved darkly or secretly.
  7. To lay or deposit in a bed or layer; to bed.
  8. To phrase in a particular style; to use specific wording for.
  9. To lay something upon a bed or other resting place.
  10. To transfer (for example, sheets of partly dried pulp) from the wire mould to a felt blanket for further drying.
  11. To lower (a spear or lance) to the position of attack.


  1. Couch grass, a species of persistent grass, Elymus repens, usually considered a weed.
  2. A mass of steeped barley spread upon a floor to germinate, in malting; or the floor occupied by the barley.
  3. A bed, a resting-place.
  4. Psychotherapy.
  5. The den of an otter.
  6. An item of furniture, often upholstered, for the comfortable seating of more than one person.
  7. A preliminary layer, as of colour or size.


  1. A surname​.

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