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"
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.
Etymology: 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
A partner in a law firm, accounting firm, consulting firm, or financial firm is a highly ranked position. Originally, these businesses were set up as legal partnerships in which the partners were entitled to a share of the profits of the enterprise. The name has remained even though many of these entities are now corporations. Sometimes senior employees of the firm may have the title "partner" to indicate a profit sharing status. Salaried partners are distinguished from equity partners, who own the business.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pärt′nėr, n. a sharer: an associate: one engaged with another in business: one who plays on the same side in a game: one who dances with another: a husband or wife.—v.t. (Shak.) to join as a partner.—ns. Part′nership, state of being a partner: a contract between persons engaged in any business; Sleep′ing-part′ner, one who has money invested in a business, but takes no part in its management.
A person united with a person as a couple.
Her partner said why don't we get married, they agreed and they both created the wedding they would love within weeks and got married.Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020
A person united with a person or number of people for a specific business.
His partner was a friend from college and they created their joint business.Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'partner' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2089
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'partner' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3111
Rank popularity for the word 'partner' in Nouns Frequency: #533
The numerical value of partner in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of partner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of partner in a Sentence
I will have no man work for me who has not the capacity to become a partner.
The biggest partner in these discussions is the central bank and we have daily communication with them and whatever we plan is in full coordination under their approval, we won't need, and we have not involved, police and in no way the military. They don't have to play any role. But if we were asked to carry bigger amounts of money then maybe we would ask for a police escort, especially if it is to remote areas.
We had some nice success, and our third partner encouraged us to expand the brand locally, so we opened two other locations, our partner was the business guy, and we were essentially investors. We put a lot of faith in him. But there was a lack of attention, and those two locations took a bit of a tumble. Then our partner just disappeared.
And in reverse, many older partners want a younger partner that they can teach and mold.
If a teenager isn't out to [ their ] parents, they can feel incredibly isolated, even when there's not a pandemic requiring all of us to stay at home, sometimes for these kids, a romantic partner is the only connection to feeling normal and sane.
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Translations for partner
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- партньорка, партньорBulgarian
- samarbejde, partner, kavaler, kompagnon, medspillerDanish
- Partner, PartnerinGerman
- συμπαίκτης, παρτενέρ, σύντροφος, συμπαίκτρια, συνέταιροςGreek
- هنباز, همبستر, همرقص, شریک, یار, انباز شدن, انبازPersian
- puoliso, pari, yhtiömies, kumppani, partneri, yhteistyökumppani, avomiesFinnish
- partenaire, associéFrench
- 伴侶, 相棒, パートナーJapanese
- hoa pakihi, hoa hinonga, hoa mārena, hoa kanikaniMāori
- partnarNorwegian Nynorsk
- partnerka, partnerPolish
- parceiro, parceira, sócio, associar-sePortuguese
- partener, partenerăRomanian
- компаньон, партнёрша, супруга, партнёр, товарищ, супруг, компаньонкаRussian
- partner, samarbeta, kompanjon, äkta hälftSwedish
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