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part·ner / ˈpärtnər/ • n. 1. a person who takes part in an undertaking with another or others, esp. in a business or company with shared risks and profits. ∎  either of two people dancing together or playing a game or sport on the same side. ∎  either member of a married couple or of an established unmarried couple: she lived with her partner. ∎  a person with whom one has sex; a lover. ∎ dated or dial. a friendly form of address by one man to another: how you doing, partner? 2. (partners) Naut. a timber framework secured to and strengthening the deck of a wooden ship around a hole for a mast. • v. [tr.] be the partner of: young farmers who partnered Isabel to the village dance. ∎  [intr.] associate as partners: I never expected to partner with a man like you. DERIVATIVES: part·ner·less adj.

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partner

partner partaker, associate XIV; (comm.) XVI; in games XVII; alt. of PARCENER by assoc. with PART.

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