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Definition of Peer


  1. To come in sight; to appear.
  2. To look narrowly or curiously or intently; to peep; as, the peering day.
  3. One of the same rank, quality, endowments, character, etc.; an equal; a match; a mate.
  4. A comrade; a companion; a fellow; an associate.
  5. A nobleman; a member of one of the five degrees of the British nobility, namely, duke, marquis, earl, viscount, baron; as, a peer of the realm.
  6. To make equal in rank.
  7. To be, or to assume to be, equal.

Peer Quotations

Peer pressure and social norms are powerful influences on behaviour, and they are classic excuses.
Andrew Lansley

If you are building a culture where honest expectations are communicated and peer accountability is the norm, then the group will address poor performance and attitudes.
Henry Cloud

My message isn't perfectly defined. I have, as a human being, fallen to peer pressure.
Kanye West

At the end of the day, just know that God made you, so you can be your own individual, and don't let people give you that peer pressure.
Wyclef Jean

People just don't realize how much peer pressure, the desire for peer acclamation, influences them.
Frederica Mathewes-Green
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Peer Translations

peer in Dutch is turen, aanstaren, staren
peer in French is pair
peer in Portuguese is par
peer in Swedish is kika
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