Definition of Partner

1. Noun. A person's partner in marriage.

2. Verb. Provide with a partner.
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply

3. Noun. An associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest. "Sexual partners"
Exact synonyms: Collaborator, Cooperator, Pardner
Generic synonyms: Associate
Specialized synonyms: Bridge Partner, Dancing Partner
Derivative terms: Collaborate, Cooperate, Partnership, Partnership

4. Verb. Act as a partner. "Astaire partnered Rogers"
Generic synonyms: Act, Move

5. Noun. A person who is a member of a partnership.
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Group relationships: Partnership
Specialized synonyms: Copartner, Silent Partner, Sleeping Partner
Derivative terms: Partnership, Partnership

Definition of Partner

1. n. One who has a part in anything with an other; a partaker; an associate; a sharer. "Partner of his fortune." Shak. Hence: (a) A husband or a wife. (b) Either one of a couple who dance together. (c) One who shares as a member of a partnership in the management, or in the gains and losses, of a business.

2. v. t. To associate, to join.

Definition of Partner

1. Noun. Someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest. ¹

2. Verb. to make or be a partner ¹

3. Verb. to work or perform as a partner ¹

4. Noun. One of the pieces of wood comprising the framework which strengthens the deck of a wooden ship around the holes through which the mast and other fittings pass. ¹

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Definition of Partner

1. to associate with in some activity of common interest [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Partner

partitive case
partitive cases
partner (current term)
partner in crime
partner off
partner relation
partners in crime
partnership certificate
partnership practice

Literary usage of Partner

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"As between partners, and as between the heirs of a deceased partner and his executors or ... Л partner may assign his share in the partnership either abso-. ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"The implied power of the ex- partner does not extend to giving a note or to 327; ... 110, Lord Ken- yon said, in regard to the liability of a partner for an ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1909)
"But it •MUS hard to stand by and see the changes in the Junior partner go on. The Senior partner tried to shut his eyes and then not to believe them, ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"It was what the law defines aa a nominal partner ship. Pars. Part. 31. The nominal partnership once created, the right of either partner to bind the other ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Hence the widow of a deceased partner has been held to have dower rights in ... One not of age may become a partner, but would have the right to rescind his ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"A SEPARATE creditor of a partner has no right against the joint property farther than the separate interest of that partner; namely, his share upon a ..."

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