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Peer vs. Partner — What's the Difference?

Peer vs. Partner — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Peer and Partner

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Peer

To look intently, searchingly, or with difficulty.

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

Peer

To be partially visible; show
The moon peered from behind dark clouds.

Partner

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

Peer

A person who has equal standing with another or others, as in rank, class, or age
Children who are easily influenced by their peers.
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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

Peer

A nobleman.

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

Peer

A man who holds a peerage by descent or appointment.

Partner

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

Peer

A computer participating in a peer-to-peer network.

Partner

A member of a business partnership.

Peer

(Archaic) A companion; a fellow
"To stray away into these forests drear, / Alone, without a peer" (John Keats).

Partner

A spouse.

Peer

(intransitive) To look with difficulty, or as if searching for something.

Partner

A domestic partner.

Peer

To come in sight; to appear.

Partner

A lover.

Peer

To make equal in rank.

Partner

Either of two persons dancing together.

Peer

(Internet) To carry communications traffic terminating on one's own network on an equivalency basis to and from another network, usually without charge or payment. Contrast with transit where one pays another network provider to carry one's traffic.

Partner

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

Peer

A look; a glance.

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.

Peer

Somebody who is, or something that is, at a level or of a value equal (to that of something else).

Partner

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

Peer

Someone who is approximately the same age (as someone else).

Partner

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

Peer

A noble with a title, i.e., a peerage, and in times past, with certain rights and privileges not enjoyed by commoners.
A peer of the realm

Partner

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

Peer

A comrade; a companion; an associate.

Partner

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

Peer

(informal) Someone who pees, someone who urinates.

Partner

A member of a business or law partnership.

Peer

To come in sight; to appear.
So honor peereth in the meanest habit.
See how his gorget peers above his gown!

Partner

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

Peer

To look narrowly or curiously or intently; to peep; as, the peering day.
Peering in maps for ports, and piers, and roads.
As if through a dungeon grate he peered.

Partner

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

Peer

To make equal in rank.

Partner

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

Peer

To be, or to assume to be, equal.

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.

Peer

One of the same rank, quality, endowments, character, etc.; an equal; a match; a mate.
In song he never had his peer.
Shall they consort only with their peers?

Partner

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

Peer

A comrade; a companion; a fellow; an associate.
He all his peers in beauty did surpass.

Partner

(transitive) To join as a partner.

Peer

A nobleman; a member of one of the five degrees of the British nobility, namely, duke, marquis, earl, viscount, baron; as, a peer of the realm.
A noble peer of mickle trust and power.

Partner

To work or perform as a partner.

Peer

A person who is of equal standing with another in a group

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.

Peer

A nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

Partner

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

Peer

Look searchingly;
We peered into the back of the shop to see whether a salesman was around

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.

Partner

To associate, to join.

Partner

A person's partner in marriage

Partner

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

Partner

A person who is a member of a partnership

Partner

Provide with a partner

Partner

Act as a partner;
Astaire partnered Rogers

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