from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One that is united or associated with another or others in an activity or a sphere of common interest, especially.
- noun A member of a business partnership.
- noun A spouse.
- noun A domestic partner.
- noun A lover.
- noun Either of two persons dancing together.
- noun One of a pair or team in a sport or game, such as tennis or bridge.
- noun Nautical A wooden framework used to strengthen a ship's deck at the point where a mast or other structure passes through it.
- intransitive verb To become partners or work or associate as partners.
- intransitive verb To be or make a partner of.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who shares or takes part in anything; a sharer or partaker: as, to be a partner in one's joys and sorrows.
- noun One who is associated with another or others; an associate.
- noun One who is associated with another in some game or amusement: One who plays on the same side, as, specifically, in whist. One who dances with another, especially one of the opposite sex.
- noun One who is associated in marriage with another of the opposite sex; a husband or wife.
- noun One who is associated with another or others as a principal or the contributor of capital in a business or joint adventure, and usually shares its risks and profits. See
- noun pl. Naut., pieces of timber let in between two deck-beams, to form a framing for the support of anything which passes through a vessel's deck, as masts, capstan, or pumps.
- noun 1 and Friend, Companion, etc. See
- noun In an involution, the element coupled with a given element.
- To join; associate as a partner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb obsolete To associate, to join.
- noun One who has a part in anything with an other; a partaker; an associate; a sharer.
- noun A husband or a wife.
- noun Either one of a couple who dance together.
- noun One who shares as a member of a partnership in the management, or in the gains and losses, of a business.
- noun (Law) An associate in any business or occupation; a member of a partnership. See
- noun (Naut.) A framework of heavy timber surrounding an opening in a deck, to strengthen it for the support of a mast, pump, capstan, or the like.
- noun See under
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Someone who is
associatedwith another in a common activityor interest.
- verb to make or be a partner
- verb to work or perform as a partner
- noun One of the pieces of wood
comprisingthe frameworkwhich strengthens the deck of a wooden ship around the holes through which the mastand other fittings pass.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a person who is a member of a partnership
- noun a person's partner in marriage
- noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
- verb act as a partner
- verb provide with a partner
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
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