Synonyms of 'partner'
either member of a couple in a relationshipHis partner has been an important source of support.
living with someone other than a spouse
Queen Victoria's consort, Prince Albert
significant other (informal, mainly US),
He has found his ideal mate.
better half (British, informal), ,
husband or wife, , ,
an ally or companionThey were partners in crime.
He has been her constant companion for the last six years.
His accomplice was arrested after a high-speed car chase.
ally, , ,
She is a close ally of the Prime Minister.
mate, , ,
He celebrated with work mates in the pub.
Unlike so many of his comrades, he survived the war.
The conspirators were joined by their confederates.
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in the sense of accomplice
a person who helps someone else commit a crimeHis accomplice was arrested after a high-speed car chase.
in the sense of ally
a country, person, or group with an agreement to support anotherShe is a close ally of the Prime Minister.
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