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PARTNER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does partner mean? 

PARTNER (noun)
  The noun PARTNER has 3 senses:

1. a person's partner in marriage
2. an associate who works with others toward a common goal
3. a person who is a member of a partnership

  Familiarity information: PARTNER used as a noun is uncommon.


PARTNER (verb)
  The verb PARTNER has 2 senses:

1. provide with a partner
2. act as a partner

  Familiarity information: PARTNER used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PARTNER (noun)


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Meaning:

A person's partner in marriage

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

spouse; partner; married person; better half; mate

Hypernyms ("partner" is a kind of...):

domestic partner; significant other; spousal equivalent; spouse equivalent (a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long-term sexual relationship)

relation; relative (a person related by blood or marriage)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "partner"):

polygamist (someone who is married to two or more people at the same time)

honeymooner; newlywed (someone recently married)

monogamist; monogynist (someone who practices monogamy (one spouse at a time))

hubby; husband; married man (a married man; a woman's partner in marriage)

helpmate; helpmeet (a helpful partner)

consort (the husband or wife of a reigning monarch)

bigamist (someone who marries one person while already legally married to another)

married woman; wife (a married woman; a man's partner in marriage)

Holonyms ("partner" is a member of...):

man and wife; marriage; married couple (two people who are married to each other)


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Meaning:

An associate who works with others toward a common goal

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

cooperator; pardner; partner; collaborator

Context example:

the musician and the librettist were collaborators

Hypernyms ("partner" is a kind of...):

associate (a person who joins with others in some activity)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "partner"):

bridge partner (one of a pair of bridge players who are on the same side of the game)

dancing partner (one of a pair of people who dance together)


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Meaning:

A person who is a member of a partnership

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("partner" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "partner"):

copartner (a joint partner (as in a business enterprise))

silent partner; sleeping partner (a partner (who usually provides capital) whose association with the enterprise is not public knowledge)

Holonyms ("partner" is a member of...):

partnership (the members of a business venture created by contract)


PARTNER (verb)


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Meaning:

Provide with a partner

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Hypernyms (to "partner" is one way to...):

furnish; provide; render; supply (provide or furnish with)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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Meaning:

Act as a partner

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Context example:

Astaire partnered Rogers

Hypernyms (to "partner" is one way to...):

act; move (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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