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Partner appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Partner, entrap Xenia: my main ex-partner… entrap!
  • Dahlia petals aren’t raped in sadness: send a snide partner a slate pail had.
  • Di, partner rotted, I bled, Omanis drowned… Di, hidden words in a model bidet torrent rapid!
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun partner:


The word partner is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

The word partner and its family (partners, partnership, partnerships) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun partner

What does partner mean as a name of something?

Partner is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: partners

  1. a person's partner in marriage
  2. an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    • example: sexual partners
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of partner: collaborator / cooperator / pardner
    • more generic word: associate = a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • more specific terms:
      • bridge partner = one of a pair of bridge players who are on the same side of the game
      • dancing partner = one of a pair of people who dance together
  3. a person who is a member of a partnership

Alternative definition of the noun partner


  1. Someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest.
  2. A member of a business or law partnership
  3. A spouse or domestic partner
  4. Someone with whom one dances in a two-person dance.
  5. Either member of a pair in a card game or sports team
  6. 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.

Specialised definition of the noun partner

Glossary of sports / golf

one of two or more players on the same side in a match

Glossary of sports / tennis

one of the two players on a doubles team

Definition of the verb partner

What does partner mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: partnered | partnering | partners

  1. provide with a partner
  2. act as a partner


  1. "Partner" is a 1968 Italian drama film by Bernardo Bertolucci.
  2. "Partner" is a 2007 Bollywood romantic comedy film directed by David Dhawan. The film stars Govinda and Salman Khan, with Katrina Kaif and Lara Dutta. The film is a remake of the 2005 Hollywood film, Hitch.
  3. "Partner" is a Bengali film Directed by Shankar Ray.This film is more or less same as more than four decades ago in 1964 a film named “Jiban Kahini based on a story by Shaktipada Rajguru was a smashing hit. The main star cast of that film were Bikash Roy, Anup Kumar and Sandhya Roy. The director of that film was Rajen Tarafdar.
  4. "Partner" is a film, directed by Park Ho-Tae.
  5. Partner: Kang Eun Ho, an attorney from a rural city in South Korea, gets hired to work at a big-city law firm in Seoul. Thought of as a country bumkin by her associates, especially her co-counsel Lee Tae Joo, she has to work harder and win more cases to try to earn her colleagues' respect. But having survived the loss of her husband and raising her emotionally-scarred son on her own, Eun Ho is determined to fight for her clients and claim the respect she deserves.
    • begun on (5 years ago)
    • 16 episodes
    • country: South Korea
    • genres: Korean drama, Miniseries, Drama
  6. "Partner" is a film.
  7. "Partner" is a film, directed by Max Montoya & James Bradford.


  1. Partner is a fictional character from the 2012 film A Hijacking.
  2. Partner is a fictional character from the 2007 film Michael Clayton.
  3. Partner is a fictional character from Les 3 font la paire.
  4. Partner is a fictional character from the 1999 film The Executioner.
  5. Partner is a fictional character from the 2001 film Killing Mad Dogs.
  6. Partner is a fictional character from the 2005 film Thumbsucker.
  7. Partner is a fictional character from the 1994 film Leprechaun 2.
  8. Partner is a fictional character played by Ed Walters in 1987 film War Cat.
  9. Partner is a fictional character from the 1983 film Eddie Macon's Run.
  10. Partner is a fictional character from the 2008 film Home Made.
  11. Partner is a fictional character from the 2003 film Holes.
  12. Partner is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Partner 2, Dancing partner, Managing Partner and Sparring Partner.


  1. "Partner" is the soundtrack album of the 2007 film.
  2. "Partner" is a musical single of Creutzfeld & Jakob.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  3. "Partner" is a musical EP of Child Actor.
    • released on
  4. "Partner" is a musical single of Ed Rome.
    • released on
  5. "Partner" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  6. "Partner" is a musical album of Various Production.


  1. Partner is a musical group.
    • albums: "A Man-Size Job Requires A Man-Size Meal", "On Second Thoughts"
  2. Partner is a Dutch rock/pop group that played American-style melodic pop and are mostly remembered for their hit Kayuta Hill.


Partner was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. He won six of his seven races before being retired to stud where he was the Leading sire in Great Britain and Ireland four times, and continued the Byerley Turk sire-line.

  • born in (297 years ago)


  1. Partner: A partner in a law firm, accounting firm, consulting firm, or financial firm is a highly ranked position. Originally, these businesses were set up as legal partnerships in which the partners were entitled to a share of the profits of the enterprise. The name has remained even though many of these entities are now corporations and equity is usually held by shareholders. Sometimes senior employees of the firm may have the title "partner" to indicate a profit sharing status. Salaried partners are distinguished from equity partners, who own the business.
  2. Partner is a TV program.
  3. Partner is a shōjo manga by Miho Obana. Partner stands out from Obana's other work as much darker than her old work. High school freshmen and twins, Nae and Moe, and Ken and Takeshi, enjoy their lives as students and close friends. Until Moe suddenly dies in a traffic accident...
  4. Partner is a leadership role.
  5. Partner is a project role.

Phrases with Partner

Phrases starting with the word Partner:

  1. partner off
  2. partner in crime
  3. partner relation

Phrases ending with the word Partner:

  1. to partner
  2. Life Partner
  3. Quasi Partner
  4. bridge partner
  5. Sexual partner
  6. silent partner
  7. Strike Partner
  8. dancing partner
  9. Nominal Partner
  10. domestic partner
  11. sleeping partner
  12. sparring partner
  13. Accountability partner
  14. conversational partner

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Partner

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Google previewAIDS: Responses, Interventions and Care (2003)

by Peter Aggleton, Peter Davies, Graham Hart

Implicit in this statement, however, is an even more depressing perception: that a sexual partner is a sexual partner is a sexual partner. The perception is depressing because hopes for a set of sex-positive responses to AIDS depend on a ...

Google previewThe Ohio Officer and Justices' Guide (1843)

Embracing the Duties of Justices of the Peace, Constables, and Other Township Officers, Including Officers Acting Under the School Law, with Appropriate Forms. Also Directions and Forms for Executors, Administrators, & Guardians, with Treatises on the Law of Partnership and Bailment, and the Duties and Liabilities of Common Carriers, Carriers of Passengers, and Innkeepers; with a Collection of Forms of Deeds, Articles of Agreement, Bonds, Powers of Attorney, Wills, Etc., Etc by Humphrey Howe Leavitt

The very constitution of this relationship, furnishes a presumption that each individual partner is an authorized agent for the...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Banking and Finance (1999)

by John Owen Edward Clark

active partner, active stock. active account Bank account on which deposits and withdrawals regularly occur. active money Money in circulation. active partner ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Domestic Violence and Abuse (2013)

by Laura L. Finley

Battered woman: A women who bas been the victim of physical abuse from an intimate partner. Battered woman syndrome: Developed by psychologist Lenore Walker, the syndrome is said to include feelings of learned helplessness and the ...

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Quotes about Partner

Figure is enough for a day partner.
Behaviors count for a part-time partner.
Only for a life-time partner do need
Faith, status, tolerance and commitment. (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of P3A1R1T1N1E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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