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Meaning of COMPEER

Pronunciation:  kum'peer

WordNet Dictionary
[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
  1. \Com*peer"\, [OE. comper, through French fr. L. compar;
    com- + par equal. See {Peer} an equal, and cf. 1st
    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.
  3. \Com*peer"\, Compeir \Com*peir"\, v. i.
    See {Compear}.