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Meaning of COMPEER

Pronunciation:  kum'peer

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
 

COMPEER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: equal, match, peer
 
 See Also: associate, backup, backup man, coeval, contemporary, fill-in, human, individual, mortal, peer group, person, relief, reliever, replacement, somebody, someone, soul, stand-in, substitute, successor, townsman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Com*peer"\, [OE. comper, through French fr. L. compar;
    com- + par equal. See {Peer} an equal, and cf. 1st
    {Compare}.]
    An equal, as in rank, age, prowess, etc.; a companion; a
    comrade; a mate.
    
          And him thus answer'd soon his bold compeer. --Milton.
    
          His compeer in arms.                     --Ford.
    
    
  2. \Com*peer"\, v. t.
    To be equal with; to match. [R.]
    
          In my rights, By me invested, he compeers the best.
                                                   --Shak.
    
    
  3. \Com*peer"\, Compeir \Com*peir"\, v. i.
    See {Compear}.
    
    
 

 

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