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Other Partner Definition

[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"

Misc. Definitions

\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.

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