Quick Answer: Is A Couple 2 Or 3?

How many is a couple?

Idioms for couple a couple of, more than two, but not many, of; a small number of; a few: It will take a couple of days for the package to get there.

A dinner party, whether for a couple of old friends or eight new acquaintances, takes nearly the same amount of effort.

Also Informal, a couple..

Is a couple more than a few?

12 Answers. A couple is usually two (a married couple), or sometimes ‘about two’ if you are being vague (a couple of dozen, a couple of inches). A few is more than a couple, but not as many as several.

Is 2 considered several?

Two is a “couple” and more than two or three is several. If you eat four donuts you can say you had several but you may have had too many — especially if you get a stomach-ache. Several is a word that shows size or number when you can’t be specific or when you want to summarize.

Does few mean 4?

While many people would agree that “a few” means three or more, the actual dictionary definition of “a few” is, “not many but more than one.” So, “a few” cannot be one, but it can be as low as two.

What does the 7 mean?

In the Old Testament the world was created in six days and God rested on the seventh, creating the basis of the seven-day-week we use to this day. In the New Testament the number seven symbolizes the unity of the four corners of the Earth with the Holy Trinity.

Is a few 2 or 3?

While many would agree that few means three or more, the dictionary definition is, “not many but more than one”. So, a few cannot be one, but it can be as low as two.