Definitions for: Partner

[n] an associate who works with others toward a common goal; "partners in crime"
[n] a person who is a member of a partnership
[n] a person's partner in marriage
[v] provide with a partner
[v] act as a partner; "Astaire partnered Rogers"

Webster (1913) Definition: Part"ner, n. [For parcener, influenced by part.]
1. 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.

My other self, the partner of my life. --Milton.

2. (Law) An associate in any business or occupation; a member
of a partnership. See Partnership.

3. pl. (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.

Dormant, or Silent, partner. See under Dormant, a.

Syn: Associate; colleague; coadjutor; confederate; partaker;
participator; companion; comrade; mate.

Part"ner, v. t.
To associate, to join. [Obs.] --Shak.

Synonyms: better half, collaborator, cooperator, married person, mate, pardner, spouse

See Also: act, associate, bigamist, bridge partner, consort, copartner, dancing partner, furnish, helpmate, helpmeet, honeymooner, hubby, human, husband, individual, man and wife, marriage, married couple, married man, married woman, monogamist, monogynist, mortal, move, newlywed, partnership, person, polygamist, provide, relation, relative, render, significant other, silent partner, sleeping partner, somebody, someone, soul, supply, wife

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