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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Partner  \Part"ner\,  v.  t. 
  To  associate,  to  join  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Partner  \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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  person's  partner  in  marriage  [syn:  {spouse},  {married 
  person},  {mate},  {consort}] 
  2:  an  associate  who  works  with  others  toward  a  common  goal 
  [syn:  {collaborator},  {cooperator},  {pardner}] 
  v  1:  provide  with  a  partner 
  2:  act  as  a  partner;  "Astaire  partnered  Rogers" 

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