Compeered vs Compered - What's the difference?

compeered | compered |


As verbs the difference between compeered and compered

is that compeered is (compeer) while compered is (compere).

compeered

English

Verb

(head)
  • (compeer)

  • compeer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) the equal or peer of someone else; someone who is a close companion or associate of someone else
  • * Milton
  • And him thus answer'd soon his bold compeer .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To be equal with; to match.
  • * Shakespeare
  • In my rights, / By me invested, he compeers the best.

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    compered

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (compere)

  • compere

    English

    Alternative forms

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chiefly, British) A master of ceremonies, especially for a television, variety or quiz show.
  • Every year I am the compere for our Church Quiz Night.
  • * 2008 , Kerry Katona, The Footballer's Wife , ISBN 9781407022178, page 157:
  • The compere came onto the stage holding the gold envelope that contained the winner's name.
  • * 2012 , Steve Taberner, The Wigan Hammer: The Autobiography by Steve Taberner , AuthorHouse (2012), ISBN 9781468578713, page 249:
  • Not only for his fighting expertise but also reminiscent of a compere in a cabaret show working the crowd, as a build up to the main event.
  • * 2012 , Sue Welfare, One Night Only , HarperCollins (2012), ISBN 9780007461721, unnumbered page:
  • They were barely settled when the final song came to an end; the audience began to applaud and after a few more seconds the voice of the compere came over the PA.

    Verb

    (comper)
  • (transitive) To act as compere.
  • I will be compering for next week's Village Fete.

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