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.
An associate in any business or occupation; a member of a partnership. See Partnership.
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.
I'm lucky in having found the perfect partner to spend my life with. Sara Paretsky
I've been heartbroken. I've broken hearts. That's part of life, and its part of figuring out who you are so you can find the right partner. Heidi Klum
Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you're in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad. Nick Cannon
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. Nelson Mandela
I have my own high standards for what I want in a partner and how I want to be treated. I bring a lot to the table. I'm not talking about material things but what I have to offer as a person - love and loyalty and all the things that make a good relationship. Jennifer Lopez