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Companion vs. Partner

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Companion

A person who accompanies or associates with another; a comrade.
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Partner

Either of a pair of people engaged together in the same activity
She and her dance partner were on the show for seven weeks
The striker looked sharp and eager as Jackson's partner in attack
Arrange the children in pairs so that each person has a partner
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Companion

A domestic partner.
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Partner

Either member of a married couple or of an established unmarried couple
She lived with her partner
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Companion

A person employed to assist, live with, or travel with another.
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Partner

A person with whom one has sex; a lover
Make sure that you or your partner are using an effective method of contraception
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Companion

One of a pair or set of things; a mate.
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Partner

A timber framework secured to and strengthening the deck of a wooden ship around a hole through which a mast, capstan, pump, etc. pass
The mast was not chocked at the partners as it should have been
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Companion

A companionway.
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Partner

Be the partner of
Young farmers who partnered Isabel to the village dance
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Companion

To be a companion to; accompany.
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Partner

A member of a business partnership.
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Companion

A friend, acquaintance, or partner; someone with whom one spends time or accompanies
His dog has been his trusted companion for the last five years.
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Partner

A spouse.
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Companion

(dated) A person employed to accompany or travel with another.
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Partner

A domestic partner.
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Companion

(nautical) The framework on the quarterdeck of a sailing ship through which daylight entered the cabins below.
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Partner

A lover.
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Companion

(nautical) The covering of a hatchway on an upper deck which leads to the companionway; the stairs themselves.
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Partner

Either of two persons dancing together.
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Companion

(topology) A knot in whose neighborhood another, specified knot meets every meridian disk.
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Partner

One of a pair or team in a sport or game, such as tennis or bridge.
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Companion

(figuratively) A thing or phenomenon that is closely associated with another thing, phenomenon, or person.
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Partner

Often partners(Nautical) A wooden framework used to strengthen a ship's deck at the point where a mast or other structure passes through it.
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Companion

(attributive) An appended source of media or information, designed to be used in conjunction with and to enhance the main material.
The companion guide gives an in-depth analysis of this particular translation.
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Partner

To become partners or work or associate as partners
Partnered with a friend in a new venture.
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Companion

(astronomy) A celestial object that is associated with another.
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Partner

To be or make a partner of
She was partnered with her brother in the canoe race.
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Companion

A knight of the lowest rank in certain orders.
A companion of the Bath
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Partner

Either of a pair of people or things that belong together.
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Companion

A fellow; a rogue.
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Partner

Someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest.
Business partner
Dance partner
Doubles partner
Speaking partner
Sex partner
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Companion

(obsolete) To be a companion to; to attend on; to accompany.
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Partner

A member of a business or law partnership.
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Companion

(obsolete) To qualify as a companion; to make equal.
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Partner

A spouse or other person with whom one shares a domestic, romantic or sexual bond.
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Companion

One who accompanies or is in company with another for a longer or shorter period, either from choice or casually; one who is much in the company of, or is associated with, another or others; an associate; a comrade; a consort; a partner.
The companions of his fall.
The companion of fools shall smart for it.
Here are your sons again; and I must loseTwo of the sweetest companions in the world.
A companion is one with whom we share our bread; a messmate.
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Partner

Someone with whom one dances in a two-person dance.
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Companion

A knight of the lowest rank in certain orders; as, a companion of the Bath.
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Partner

Someone with whom one plays on the same side in a game, such as card games or doubles tennis.
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Companion

A fellow; - in contempt.
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Partner

(nautical) 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.
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Companion

A skylight on an upper deck with frames and sashes of various shapes, to admit light to a cabin or lower deck.
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Partner

(Jamaica) A group financial arrangement in which each member contributes a set amount of money over a set period.
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Companion

To be a companion to; to attend on; to accompany.
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Partner

(transitive) To join as a partner.
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Companion

To qualify as a companion; to make equal.
Companion me with my mistress.
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Partner

To work or perform as a partner.
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Companion

A person who is frequently in the company of another;
Drinking companions
Comrades in arms
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Partner

One who has a part in anything with an other; a partaker; an associate; a sharer.
My other self, the partner of my life.
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Companion

A traveler who accompanies you
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Partner

An associate in any business or occupation; a member of a partnership. See Partnership.
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Companion

One paid to accompany or assist or live with another
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Partner

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.
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Companion

Be a companion to somebody
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Partner

To associate, to join.
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Partner

A person's partner in marriage
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Partner

An associate who works with others toward a common goal;
Partners in crime
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Partner

A person who is a member of a partnership
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Partner

Provide with a partner
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Partner

Act as a partner;
Astaire partnered Rogers
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