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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 part·ner /ˈpɑrtnɚ/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Part·ner n.
 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 partner, or Silent partner. See under Dormant, a.
 Syn: -- Associate; colleague; coadjutor; confederate; partaker; participator; companion; comrade; mate.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Part·ner, v. t. To associate, to join. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a person's partner in marriage [syn: spouse, married
           person, mate, better half]
      2: an associate who works with others toward a common goal;
         "partners in crime" [syn: collaborator, cooperator, pardner]
      3: a person who is a member of a partnership
      v 1: provide with a partner
      2: act as a partner; "Astaire partnered Rogers"