Definitions for Partnerˈpɑrt nər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person who shares or is associated with another in some action or endeavor; associate.
one of two or more persons who contribute capital to establish or maintain a commercial venture and who usu. share in the risks and profits.
Ref: silent partner.
a husband, wife, or lover.
either of two people who dance together.
a player on the same side or team as another.
partners, a framework of timber around a hole in a ship's deck, to support a mast, capstan, etc.
Category: Nautical, Navy
(v.t.)to associate as a partner or partners with.
to serve as the partner of.
Origin of partner:
1250–1300; ME partener, alter. of parcener parcener , by assoc. with part part
spouse, partner, married person, mate, better half(noun)
a person's partner in marriage
collaborator, cooperator, partner, pardner(noun)
an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
"the musician and the librettist were collaborators"; "sexual partners"
a person who is a member of a partnership
provide with a partner
act as a partner
"Astaire partnered Rogers"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sb who lives and has a sexual relationship with another person
I've never met his partner.
sb who does a particular activity with another person
She's my running/dance partner.
one of several people who own a business together
a business partner
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.
Origin: Late 13c., from parçonneour from parçon, from partitionem. The word may also represent Old French part tenour.
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
an associate in any business or occupation; a member of a partnership. See Partnership
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
to associate, to join
Translations for Partner
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person who shares the ownership of a business etc with one or more others
She was made a partner in the firm.
- sócioPortuguese (BR)
- společník, společniceCzech
- der/die Partner(in)German
- partner; medejerDanish
- poslovni drugCroatian
- mitra usahaIndonesian
- félagi; meðeigandiIcelandic
- socio, associatoItalian
- 공동 사업(경영)자Korean
- partneris, dalininkas, kompanionasLithuanian
- partneris, kompanjons, līdzdalībnieksLatvian
- kompanjong, partnerNorwegian
- ملګرى، مل، شريكPashto
- компаньон, партнёрRussian
- spoločník, -čkaSlovak
- kompanjon, delägare, partnerSwedish
- 合股人Chinese (Trad.)
- компаньйон; партнерUkrainian
- cộng sựVietnamese
- 合伙人Chinese (Simp.)
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