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Definition of partner verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

partner

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈpɑːtnə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːrtnər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they partner
BrE BrE//ˈpɑːtnə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːrtnər//
 
he / she / it partners
BrE BrE//ˈpɑːtnəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːrtnərz//
 
past simple partnered
BrE BrE//ˈpɑːtnəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːrtnərd//
 
past participle partnered
BrE BrE//ˈpɑːtnəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːrtnərd//
 
-ing form partnering
BrE BrE//ˈpɑːtnərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːrtnərɪŋ//
 
 
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partner somebody to be somebody’s partner in a dance, game, etc. Gerry offered to partner me at tennis. Word Origin Middle English: alteration of parcener ‘partner, joint heir’, from Anglo-Norman French parcener, based on Latin partitio(n-) ‘partition’. The change in the first syllable was due to association with part.
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