from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A joint partner, as in a business enterprise; an associate.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A partner; a sharer; a partaker: rarely used of partners in business.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who is jointly concerned with one or more persons in business, etc.; a partner; an associate; a partaker; a sharer.
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- noun A
joint partner(in a business)
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- noun a joint partner (as in a business enterprise)
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Private equity firm Avigo Capital has brought in Metmin Investments as a copartner to acquire a controlling stake in Spykar Lifestyle , reversing its earlier plan to exit the homegrown jeans brand.
Deals India: Morning News Roundup Deals India Staff 2011
It was that he might hear the opinion of the court in connection with his copartner in crime.
The Financier 2004
This gave occasion of talk and jealousy, as if he were well pleased at the removal of his copartner in the government.
The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans Plutarch 2003
He will have gratuitously become a copartner in the guilt which hitherto has rested upon the souls of Andrew Johnson and his Northern and Southern satellites, but which thenceforth will rest on his soul also until he can contrive duly to alter these governments.
History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States William Horatio Barnes
The details of the trial show that the court was just and fair in spite of the fact that both Miss Webster and her copartner, Calvin Fairbank, were not citizens of the State and had furthermore used all kinds of deceit to accomplish their purpose.
Instead of atoning by a mild, moderate and conciliatory course of conduct, for the injuries attempted, not only against an individual, but the public, in endeavoring to put down and destroy a free press; the project is set on foot of introducing and palming upon the county another press; -- a child of their own; -- a copartner in all their labors, their joys and sorrows.
'I shortly afterward took my leave -- the last words of my new copartner being:
Were he to become a copartner, he would, in engaging in the conjoint activity, have the same interest in its accomplishment which others have.
In the latter years of Mrs. Dabney's life she had been to all intents a copartner in the running of the house, and after that sweet lady's death she had been its manager in all regards.
From Place to Place 1910
Juliet's line a more dulcet tone and a softened inflection such as my copartner in the rendition would employ.
Fibble, D.D. Tony Sarg 1910