Definition of Peer

1. Noun. A person who is of equal standing with another in a group.

Exact synonyms: Compeer, Equal, Match
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Group relationships: Peer Group
Specialized synonyms: Associate, Coeval, Contemporary, Gangsta, Backup, Backup Man, Fill-in, Relief, Reliever, Stand-in, Substitute, Replacement, Successor, Townsman
Derivative terms: Equal, Equal, Equate, Equate, Match

2. Verb. Look searchingly. "The ropes peer"; "We peered into the back of the shop to see whether a salesman was around"
Generic synonyms: Look

3. Noun. A nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage.

Definition of Peer

1. v. i. To come in sight; to appear.

2. n. One of the same rank, quality, endowments, character, etc.; an equal; a match; a mate.

3. v. t. To make equal in rank.

4. v. t. To be, or to assume to be, equal.

Definition of Peer

1. Verb. (intransitive) To look with difficulty, or as if searching for something. ¹

2. Noun. Somebody or something who/that is at an equal level. ¹

3. Noun. A noble with a hereditary title, i.e., a peerage, and in times past, with certain rights and privileges not enjoyed by commoners. ¹

4. Verb. (Internet) To carry communications traffic terminating on one's own network on an equivalency basis to and from another network, usually without charge or payment. Contrast with ''transit'' where one pays another network provider to carry one's traffic. ¹

5. Noun. Someone who pees, someone who urinates. ¹

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Definition of Peer

1. to look narrowly or searchingly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Peer

1. 1. To come in sight; to appear. "So honor peereth in the meanest habit." (Shak) "See how his gorget peers above his gown!" (B. Jonson) 2. [Perh. A different word; cf. OE. Piren, LG. Piren. Cf. Pry to peep] To look narrowly or curiously or intently; to peep; as, the peering day. "Peering in maps for ports, and piers, and roads." (Shak) "As if through a dungeon grate he peered." (Coleridge) Origin: OF. Parir, pareir equiv. To F. Paraitre to appear, L. Parere. Cf. Appear. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Peer

peeping pixels
peeping toms
peepul tree
peer (current term)
peer-reviewed journal
peer editing
peer group
peer of the realm
peer pressure
peer review
peer reviewed
peer reviewing
peer reviews

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