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partner

part·ner

partner

 
 
pronunciation:
part nr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person associated with another in a common activity; associate.
We were partners working on a major project for the company last year.She dreaded having him as her lab partner.
synonyms:
ally, associate, companion
similar words:
accomplice, buddy, cohort, colleague, comrade, confederate, confrere, escort, fellow, friend, helper, mate, participant, party, sidekick
definition 2: in law, one who shares capital with another in a business.
My father and uncle are partners in business.
 
synonyms:
co-owner
similar words:
associate
definition 3: a spouse, or a person with whom one is in a romantic relationship that is considered permanent.
When you and he are married, he'll be your partner for life.
synonyms:
consort, mate, spouse
similar words:
helpmate, helpmeet, husband, lover, wife
definition 4: one of two people dancing with each other.
He put his arm around his partner's waist, and they began to dance.
definition 5: a person who plays on a team or side with another.
She could not play because her tennis partner was ill.
synonyms:
teammate
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: partnered, partnering, partners
definition: to associate or work together as partners with.
synonyms:
associate
similar words:
collaborate
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